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Janco Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Janko or of Hungarian Jancsó, also a derivative of the personal name János, Hungarian form of John.

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


Similar surnames: Janca, Janko, Jank, Janos, Jansa, Vanyo, Jack, Jacko, Janz, Jach

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Where is the Janco family from?

You can see how Janco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Janco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Janco families living in Ontario. This was about 86% of all the recorded Janco's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Janco families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Janco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Janco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Labor and Office Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Janco. 20% of Janco men worked as a Labor and 50% of Janco women worked as an Office Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janco were Laborer and Secretary.

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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

  • Labor
    20%
  • Repairman
    14%
  • Physician
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Office Worker
    50%
  • Assembler
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%
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What Janco family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Janco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janco 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 519 immigration records available for the last name Janco. 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 Cards

There are 310 military records available for the last name Janco. For the veterans among your Janco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Janco lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Janco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Janco in 1963 was 79, and 69 in 2004.

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