Janney Family History

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Janney Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the medieval personal name Jan (see Jayne).

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


Similar surnames: Janey, Janek, Nanney, Hanley, Jenner, Manley, Jansen, Tenney, Hanney

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Janney Family Origin

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Janney Family Occupations

What did your Janney ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Dealer and Book Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Janney. 17% of Janney men worked as a Dealer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Dealer
    17%
  • Engineer
    17%
  • Esrimateur
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Book Keeper
    100%

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

Janney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Janney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janney 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 Janney. 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 Janney. For the veterans among your Janney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janney Life Expectancy

What is the average Janney lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Janney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Janney in 1944 was 22, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janney 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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