Creek Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from North or South Creake in Norfolk, named from Celtic creig ‘cliff’, ‘rock’. English: from Middle English creke ‘basket’ (Old French creche), hence a metonymic occupational name for a basket maker. Americanized spelling of German Krieg, German and Jewish Krick, or Dutch Kriek, a metonymic occupational name for a fruit grower or dealer, from Middle Dutch krieke ‘cherry’.

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


Similar surnames: Cleek, Reek, Creed, Greek, Green, Cheek, Creech, Cryer, Drees, Reef

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Creek Family Origin

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Creek Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Shepherd

    6%
  • Gardener

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, the most common Creek occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Creek's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Creek family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Shepherd and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Creek.

Source: Census data for Creek | Data not to scale

Creek Historical Records

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Creek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Creek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Creek in 1952 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Creek

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