Janowski Family History

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Janowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Janów, Janowo, or Janowice, all places named with the personal name Jan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Jankowski, Danowski, Janoski, Tarnowski, Jaworski, Sadowski

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Janowski Family Origin

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Janowski Family Occupations

What did your Janowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Janowski. The most common Janowski occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Janowski's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Janowski family was Watchmaker.

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  • Carpenter

  • Gardener

  • Watchmaker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Janowski ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Janowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Janowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janowski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Janowski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Janowski. For the veterans among your Janowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Janowski lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Janowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Janowski in 1953 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janowski ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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