Janz Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a reduced form of Johann(es) (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Jans, Jantz, Jan, Jank, Ganz, Jann, Sanz, Danz, Ranz, Manz

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Janz Family Origin

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Janz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Ale & Beer Bottler

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janz. A less common occupation for the Janz family was Ale & Beer Bottler. The most common Janz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Janz's were Farmers.

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Janz Historical Records

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Janz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Janz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Janz in 1941 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janz

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