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Janowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Janów Janowo or Janowice all places called with the personal name Jan . This surname is also found in Germany. Compare Janofsky Janovsky and Janowsky .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Jankowski, Danowski, Janoski, Tarnowski, Jaworski, Sadowski

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Where is the Janowski family from?

You can see how Janowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janowski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Janowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Janowski families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Janowski's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Janowski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Janowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Janowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Janowski. 100% of Janowski men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Janowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janowski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Janowski. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Janowski. For the veterans among your Janowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Janowski lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Janowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Janowski in 1953 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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