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Janz Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a reduced form of Johann(es) (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Jans, Jantz, Jan, Jank, Ganz, Jann, Sanz, Danz, Ranz, Manz

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Janz Family Origin

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Janz Family Occupations

What did your Janz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janz. The most common Janz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Janz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Janz family was Ale & Beer Bottler.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Ale & Beer Bottler

    8%

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

Janz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Janz Life Expectancy

What is the average Janz lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Janz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Janz in 1941 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janz 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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