Creek Family History

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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

What did your Creek ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Shepherd and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Creek. 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.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Shepherd

    6%
  • Gardener

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Creek ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Creek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Creek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Creek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Creek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Creek. For the veterans among your Creek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Creek Life Expectancy

What is the average Creek lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Creek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Creek ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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