Janow Family History

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Janow Name Meaning

Polish (Janów): habitational name from Janów, a place named with the personal name Jan.

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

Similar surnames: Janos, Sanow, Jagow, Cahow, Banos, Sandow, Vano, Rakow, Janes, Janek

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Janow Family Origin

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Janow Family Occupations

What did your Janow ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Blacksmith was the top reported job for people in the CA named Janow.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Blacksmith

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

Janow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 949 census records available for the last name Janow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janow 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 349 immigration records available for the last name Janow. 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 239 military records available for the last name Janow. For the veterans among your Janow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janow Life Expectancy

What is the average Janow lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Janow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Janow in 1957 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

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