Janus Family History

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Janus Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Janos, Janas, Janusz, Janes, Jans, Janda, Hanus, Jansa, Janek, Janey

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Janus Family Origin

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Janus Family Occupations

What did your Janus ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • At Home

    14%
  • Barber

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%

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

Janus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Janus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janus 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Janus. 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 Janus. For the veterans among your Janus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janus Life Expectancy

What is the average Janus lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janus 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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