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Janecka Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Janečka): from a pet form of the personal name Janek itself a pet form of Jan (Slovak Ján) ‘John’. Czech (Janecká): feminine form (denoting ‘the daughter or wife of’) of Janecký itself derived from the personal name Janek (see above).

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

Similar surnames: Janecek, Janca, Panek, Jacka, Janek, Janka, Janeczko, Jeska, Jaenicke

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Where is the Janecka family from?

You can see how Janecka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janecka family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Janecka families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Janecka families living in Cheshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Janecka's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Janecka families in 1891.
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What did your Janecka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Janecka. 65% of Janecka men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Janecka women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janecka were Laborer and Saleslady. .

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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
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
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What Janecka family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 711 census records available for the last name Janecka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janecka 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Janecka. 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 180 military records available for the last name Janecka. For the veterans among your Janecka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Janecka lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Janecka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Janecka in 1967 was 75, and 89 in 2004.

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