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Janczak Name Meaning

Polish: patronymic from Janek, a pet form of the personal name Jan.

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


Similar surnames: Barczak, Janeczek, Matczak, Antczak, Stanczak, Janca, Jurczak, Janiak

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Where is the Janczak family from?

You can see how Janczak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janczak family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Janczak families living in Wisconsin. This was about 21% of all the recorded Janczak's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Janczak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Janczak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Janczak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Janczak. 36% of Janczak men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Janczak women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janczak were Farmer and Laborer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Cotton Farmer
    8%
  • Helper
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    60%
  • Laborer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Janczak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janczak 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 530 immigration records available for the last name Janczak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 492 military records available for the last name Janczak. For the veterans among your Janczak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Janczak lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Janczak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Janczak in 1956 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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