Janis Family History

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Janis Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant spelling of Janice. French: unexplained. Latvian: from the first name Janis, Latvian form of John.

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


Similar surnames: Danis, Manis, Joanis, Janes, Janos, Jans, Janas, Enis, Janik, Banis

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Janis Family Origin

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Janis Family Occupations

What did your Janis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Cloutier Shpper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Janis. 10% of Janis men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Janis women worked as a Cloutier Shpper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janis were Avocat and Tailoress

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • American Canadine
    5%
  • Avocat
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cloutier Shpper
    29%
  • Income
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Tailoress
    15%

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

Janis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Janis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Janis. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Janis. For the veterans among your Janis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janis Life Expectancy

What is the average Janis lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Janis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Janis in 1950 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janis

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