Janney Family History

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Janney Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Janey, Janek, Nanney, Hanley, Jenner, Manley, Jansen, Tenney, Hanney

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Janney Family Origin

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Janney Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Ag Laborer

    3%
  • Agr Labr

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Janney family was Agr Labr. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Ag Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janney. The most common Janney occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Janney's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Janney Historical Records

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Janney Life Expectancy

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Famous Janney Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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