Janus Name Meaning

Polish: from the personal name Janus, a derivative of Jan.

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

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Janus Family Origin

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Janus Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • At Home

    14%
  • Barber

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%

In 1880, the most common Janus occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Janus's were Laborers. Laborer, At Home and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janus. A less common occupation for the Janus family was Carpenter.

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Janus Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Janus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Janus in 1944 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janus

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