Jans Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jan; or a reduced form of Johannes. English: patronymic from the personal name Jan (see Jayne).

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


Similar surnames: Jan, Janes, Janz, Jons, Jabs, Janos, Hans, Jens, Jank, Lans

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Jans Family Origin

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Jans Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Bread & Cake Baker

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jans family was Bread & Cake Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jans. The most common Jans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Jans's were Farmers.

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Jans Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Jans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Jans in 1962 was 79, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jans

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