Janota Family History

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Janota Name Meaning

Czech: from the personal name Jan (Czech form of John), with the augmentative ending -ota. Portuguese: nickname from janota ‘chic’, ‘elegant’.

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


Similar surnames: Janca, Janos, Jansa, Jantz, Jansma, Janka, Janda, Janet, Janiga

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Janota Family Origin

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Janota Family Occupations

What did your Janota ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Janota. 20% of Janota men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Janota women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janota were Clerk and Assembler

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Machinist
    4%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Machine Operator
    7%
  • Apprentice
    4%
  • Assembler
    4%

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

Janota Historical Records

What Janota family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Janota. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janota 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 379 immigration records available for the last name Janota. 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 590 military records available for the last name Janota. For the veterans among your Janota ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janota Life Expectancy

What is the average Janota lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Janota life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Janota in 1955 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janota

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janota 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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