Janey Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Jan (see Jayne).

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


Similar surnames: Janney, Janes, Janet, Baney, Janek, Haney, Maney, Yaney, Aney, Jane

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Janey Family Origin

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Janey Family Occupations

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  • Basket Maker

    25%
  • Bricklayer

    25%
  • Pawnbroker Assistant

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Janey family was Shoemaker. The most common Janey occupation in the UK was Basket Maker. 25% of Janey's were Basket Makers. Basket Maker, Bricklayer and Pawnbroker Assistant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janey.

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Janey Historical Records

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Janey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Janey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Janey in 1940 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janey

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