Louis Wanka was born on 12 June 1854, in Austria as the son of Wanka and Waller. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Kate Siemon. He lived in Valleyford, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 June 1944, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Polish, Czech, and Sorbian: from a pet form of the personal name Jan . The Sorbian surname is found mainly in Germanized forms, such as Janke .
Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name János (see Janos ).