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Janecek Name Meaning

Czech (Janecek): from Janek, a pet form of the personal name Jan, a vernacular form of Greek Iohannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Janacek, Janicek, Janeczek, Vanecek, Janecka, Janek, Vanicek, Panek

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Where is the Janecek family from?

You can see how Janecek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janecek family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Janecek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Janecek family living in Aberdeenshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Janecek's in Scotland. Aberdeenshire had the highest population of Janecek families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Janecek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Janecek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Janecek. 36% of Janecek men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Janecek women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janecek were Machinist and Comptometer Operator. .

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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

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    18%
  • Typist
    15%
  • Farm Labor
    15%
  • Comptometer Operator
    11%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Janecek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janecek 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 795 immigration records available for the last name Janecek. 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 855 military records available for the last name Janecek. For the veterans among your Janecek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Janecek lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Janecek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Janecek in 1953 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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