Jansing Family History

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Jansing Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Westphalia): patronymic from the personal name Jans, a reduced form of Johannes (see John).

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

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

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Jansing Family Origin

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Jansing Family Occupations

What did your Jansing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jansing. The most common Jansing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Jansing's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jansing family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cooper


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

Jansing Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Jansing Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jansing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jansing 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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