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Joanis Name Meaning

Southern French: patronymic from the personal name Joan, Occitan form of Latin Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Janis, Janas, Janos, Jans, Jons, Janes, Johanns, Jones, Danis, Johns

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Where is the Joanis family from?

You can see how Joanis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Joanis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Joanis families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1920 there were 10 Joanis families living in Wisconsin. This was about 20% of all the recorded Joanis's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Joanis families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Joanis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Joanis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Joanis. 37% of Joanis men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Joanis women worked as a Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Manager
    28%
  • Truck Driver
    19%
  • Foreman
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Joanis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joanis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 396 immigration records available for the last name Joanis. 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 Cards

There are 119 military records available for the last name Joanis. For the veterans among your Joanis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Joanis lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Joanis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Joanis in 1964 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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