Janzen Family History

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Janzen Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Jantzen.

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


Similar surnames: Jansen, Janzer, Jentzen, Jantzen, Wangen, Annen, Arnzen, Janssen

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Janzen Family Origin

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Janzen Family Occupations

What did your Janzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Gardener and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janzen. A less common occupation for the Janzen family was Cigar Maker. The most common Janzen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Janzen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Gardener

    8%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%

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

Janzen Historical Records

What Janzen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Janzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janzen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Janzen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Janzen. 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 Janzen. For the veterans among your Janzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Janzen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Janzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Janzen in 1947 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janzen 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.

Famous Janzen Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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