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Janowsky Surname Meaning

Altered form of Polish Janowski and a variant of the same Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) surname. This form of the surname is also found in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Janovsky, Janofsky, Janowski, Sadowsky, Yanofsky, Makosky, Barnosky

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Where is the Janowsky family from?

You can see how Janowsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janowsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Janowsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Janowsky families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Janowsky's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Janowsky families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Janowsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Janowsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Tailor and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Janowsky. 14% of Janowsky men worked as a Tailor and 25% of Janowsky women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janowsky were Proprietor and Made Toys. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Tailor
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Proprietor
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Assistant
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Made Toys
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Janowsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janowsky census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Janowsky. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Janowsky. For the veterans among your Janowsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Janowsky lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Janowsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Janowsky in 1957 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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