Kreke Family History

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Kreke Name Meaning

North German: nickname or metonymic occupational name for a grower of soft fruits, from Low German Kreke ‘plum’. Dutch: topographic name from Dutch kreek ‘creek’, ‘bay’.

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


Similar surnames: Krekel, Koke, Krenke, Remke, Brede, Klee, Wrede, Kreul, Kreft, Reker

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Kreke Family Origin

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Kreke Family Occupations

What did your Kreke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kreke. 8% of Kreke men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Kreke women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kreke were Salesman and Cashier

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    8%
  • Chemist
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Atteration Lady
    6%
  • Cashier
    6%

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

Kreke Historical Records

What Kreke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 958 census records available for the last name Kreke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreke 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 202 immigration records available for the last name Kreke. 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 158 military records available for the last name Kreke. For the veterans among your Kreke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreke Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kreke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kreke in 1958 was 56, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreke 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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