Janek Family History

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Janek Name Meaning

Czech and Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Jan.

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

Similar surnames: Janik, Jasek, Janes, Panek, Janet, Junek, Janey, Hanek, Danek, Janak

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Janek Family Origin

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Janek Family Occupations

What did your Janek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Janek. 29% of Janek men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Janek women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janek were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Labor
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Farm Laborer
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper

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

Janek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Janek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 676 immigration records available for the last name Janek. 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 Card

There are 537 military records available for the last name Janek. For the veterans among your Janek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janek Life Expectancy

What is the average Janek lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Janek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Janek in 1958 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janek 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.

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