Jankowski Family History

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Jankowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from Janków, Jankowo, or Jankowice, places named with the personal name Janek.

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

Similar surnames: Janowski, Jackowski, Janikowski, Pankowski, Jaskowski, Bankowski

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Jankowski Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Jankowski name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Jankowski. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Baltic States


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Jankowski Family Origin

Where is the Jankowski family from?

Jankowski Family Occupations

What did your Jankowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jankowski occupation in the USA was Laborer. 88% of Jankowski's were Laborers. Laborer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jankowski.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jankowski ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jankowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Jankowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jankowski 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Jankowski. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Jankowski. For the veterans among your Jankowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jankowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Jankowski lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jankowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jankowski in 1942 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jankowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jankowski 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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