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January Name Meaning

Americanized form of the Latin personal name Januarius or its Italian derivative Gennaro, which was borne by a number of early Christian saints, most famously a 3rd-century bishop of Benevento who became the patron of Naples. English: altered form of Janeway. In New England, a translation of French Janvier.

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


Similar surnames: Savary, Mandery, Barbary, Santry, Andary, Zachary, Haury, Landry

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January Family Origin

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January Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by January. A less common occupation for the January family was Farm Laborer. The most common January occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of January's were Farmers.

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January Historical Records

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January Life Expectancy

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