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The nationality of Janis is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Janis may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Janis come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Janis originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Janis were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Janis. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Janis family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Janis vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over time.

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