Janowitz Family History

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Janowitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized spelling of Polish Janowicz.

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


Similar surnames: Janowicz, Aronowitz, Kowitz, Kantrowitz, Jacobowitz, Kaplowitz

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Janowitz Family Origin

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Janowitz Family Occupations

What did your Janowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Janowitz. 22% of Janowitz men worked as a Salesman and 18% of Janowitz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janowitz were Painter and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    18%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Secretary
    14%

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

Janowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Janowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janowitz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Janowitz. 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 554 military records available for the last name Janowitz. For the veterans among your Janowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Janowitz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Janowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Janowitz in 1962 was 48, and 92 in 2004.

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