Jann Family History

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Jann Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Jann, a reduced form of Johann.

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

Similar surnames: Janz, Jans, Jan, Jank, Jahn, Gann, Hann, Nann, Dann, Lann

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Jann Family Origin

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Jann Family Occupations

What did your Jann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker (heavy and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jann. 5% of Jann men worked as a Cabinet Maker (heavy and 77% of Jann women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jann were Coken Ovens Labourer H W and Shorthand Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker (heavy
  • Coal Mine General Labourer In Above
  • Coal Mine Girder Straightener Below
  • Coken Ovens Labourer H W

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Retired School Mistress
  • Shorthand Typist

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

Jann Historical Records

What Jann family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Jann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jann 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 989 immigration records available for the last name Jann. 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 742 military records available for the last name Jann. For the veterans among your Jann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jann Life Expectancy

What is the average Jann lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Jann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Jann in 1953 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jann 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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