Jank Family History

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Jank Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Janke. Hungarian (Jánk): from a pet form of the personal name János, Hungarian form of John.

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

Similar surnames: Janka, Jan, Janko, Bank, Jack, Janz, Rank, Jans, Wank, Tank

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Jank Family Origin

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Jank Family Occupations

What did your Jank ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Jank's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jank family was Keeps Dry Goods Store. Farmer, Box Maker and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jank.

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  • Farmer

  • Box Maker

  • Housekeeper

  • Keeps Dry Goods Store


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jank ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jank 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 815 immigration records available for the last name Jank. 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 924 military records available for the last name Jank. For the veterans among your Jank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jank Life Expectancy

What is the average Jank lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Jank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Jank in 1960 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jank

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jank 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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