Janeway Family History

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Janeway Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Genoa in Italy, from a medieval folk-etymological alteration of Italian Geno(v)a (see Gannaway).

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


Similar surnames: Gannaway, Jakeway, Canepa, Ganaway, Jacoway, Janey, Newby, January

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Janeway Family Origin

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Janeway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Clergyman

    6%
  • Minister

    6%
  • Tinner

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Janeway family was Tinner. Farmer, Clergyman and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janeway. The most common Janeway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Janeway's were Farmers.

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Janeway Historical Records

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Janeway Life Expectancy

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