Creamer Family History

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Creamer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a seller of dairy products, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French creme ‘cream’ (Late Latin crama, apparently of Gaulish origin). Scottish and northern Irish: occupational name for a peddler, a cognate of German Krämer (see Kramer). Sir John Skene, in his De verborum significatione (‘On the Meaning of Words’, 1681), explains the term peddler as ‘ane mechand or cremer, quha beris ane pack or creame upon his back’. Americanized spelling of Krämer, Kramer, or Kremer.

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


Similar surnames: Cramer, Cleaver, Reader, Kreamer, Beamer, Kramer, Creaser, Cromer

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Creamer Family Origin

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Creamer Family Occupations

What did your Creamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Creamer. 17% of Creamer men worked as a Builders Labourer and 78% of Creamer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Creamer were Police Constable and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    17%
  • General Labourer Heavy Worker
    14%
  • House Painter
    10%
  • Police Constable
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Creamer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Creamer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Creamer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Creamer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Creamer. For the veterans among your Creamer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Creamer Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Creamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Creamer in 1944 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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