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Janicek Name Meaning

Czech (Janícek): from a pet form of the personal name Jan, Czech form of John.

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

Similar surnames: Janacek, Janecek, Vanicek, Janek, Janice, Janik, Vasicek, Vanecek

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Where is the Janicek family from?

You can see how Janicek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janicek family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Janicek families living in Texas. This was about 28% of all the recorded Janicek's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Janicek families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Janicek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Janicek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Janicek. 34% of Janicek men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Janicek women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janicek were Salesman and Machine 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
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer
  • Janitress
  • Machine Operator
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What Janicek family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Janicek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janicek 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 473 immigration records available for the last name Janicek. 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 385 military records available for the last name Janicek. For the veterans among your Janicek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Janicek lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Janicek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Janicek in 1961 was 61, and 68 in 2004.

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