Jansen Family History

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Jansen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a vernacular form of Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Janssen, Jensen, Hansen, Janson, Johnsen, Jepsen, Jansson, Janes

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Jansen Family Origin

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Jansen Family Occupations

What did your Jansen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Jansen. 60% of Jansen men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Jansen women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jansen were Carpenter and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Farmers Daughter
    16%
  • Servant
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%

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

Jansen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 79,000 census records available for the last name Jansen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jansen 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 49,000 immigration records available for the last name Jansen. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Jansen. For the veterans among your Jansen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jansen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jansen lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Jansen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Jansen in 1940 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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