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Jansing Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: habitational name from any of several farms so named in Westphalia or the East Netherlands which once belonged to a certain Jan(s) and his kin (see Jan ). In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the Dutch cognate Jansink.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Janning, Jansen, Jenning, Lansing, Kanning, Hansing, Mensing, Lanning

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Where is the Jansing family from?

You can see how Jansing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jansing family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Jansing families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Jansing families living in Indiana. This was about 30% of all the recorded Jansing's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Jansing families in 1880.
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What did your Jansing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Labor and Farm Labor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jansing. 23% of Jansing men worked as a Farm Labor and 25% of Jansing women worked as a Farm Labor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jansing were Handyman and Nurse. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Labor
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Handyman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Labor
  • Teacher
  • Typist
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jansing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jansing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 125 immigration records available for the last name Jansing. 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 Cards

There are 332 military records available for the last name Jansing. For the veterans among your Jansing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jansing lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Jansing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jansing in 1953 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

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