Janak Family History

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Janak Name Meaning

Czech (Janák): from an augmentative form of the personal name Jan, vernacular form of Latin Johannes (see John).

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

Similar surnames: Janas, Janik, Jonak, Manak, Hanak, Janek, Jank, Janos, Janes, Panek

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Janak Family Origin

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Janak Family Occupations

What did your Janak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Janak. 28% of Janak men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Janak women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janak were Farm Operator and Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farm Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Farm Helper
  • Helper
  • Inspector

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

Janak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Janak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janak 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 631 immigration records available for the last name Janak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 651 military records available for the last name Janak. For the veterans among your Janak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janak Life Expectancy

What is the average Janak lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Janak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Janak in 1959 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janak 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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