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Janowicz Surname Meaning

Polish: patronymic from the personal name Jan . Jewish (from Poland and Belarus): habitational name for someone from a place called Janowice Janowo or Janów. Compare Janowski .

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

Similar surnames: Janowski, Janow, Janowiak, Janowitz, Sakowicz, Jakubowicz, Kotowicz

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Where is the Janowicz family from?

You can see how Janowicz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janowicz family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Janowicz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Janowicz families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Janowicz's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Janowicz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Janowicz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Janowicz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Janowicz. 41% of Janowicz men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Janowicz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janowicz were Labor and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Manager
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • House Work
  • Laborer
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Janowicz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janowicz 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 851 immigration records available for the last name Janowicz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 460 military records available for the last name Janowicz. For the veterans among your Janowicz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Janowicz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Janowicz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Janowicz in 1963 was 73, and 47 in 2004.

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