Jansma Family History

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Jansma Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the personal name Jan, Frisian form of John.

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


Similar surnames: Jansa, Janson, Jansen, Janota, Jansky, Jasa, Jans, Janca, Janka

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Jansma Family Origin

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Jansma Family Occupations

What did your Jansma ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jansma. 19% of Jansma men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Jansma women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jansma were Farm Laborer and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    3%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Cook El Waitress
    6%
  • Dressmaker
    6%

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

Jansma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jansma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jansma 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 449 immigration records available for the last name Jansma. 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 278 military records available for the last name Jansma. For the veterans among your Jansma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jansma Life Expectancy

What is the average Jansma lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Jansma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Jansma in 1954 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jansma

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