Creech Family History

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Creech Name Meaning

English: possibly a topographic name from Middle English crich(e) ‘creek’, but more likely a habitational name from Creech St. Michael in Somerset or East Creech in Dorset, both named with a Celtic element cr{u:_}g ‘mound’, ‘hill’. Scottish: habitational name from Creich in Fife. Possibly an Americanized spelling of the German names mentioned at Creach 2.

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


Similar surnames: Breech, Creek, Creach, Trench, Crouch, Creed, Krech, Reach, Rech

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Creech Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Creech name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Creech. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    60%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Norway

    2%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Creech Family Origin

Where is the Creech family from?

Creech Family Occupations

What did your Creech ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Creech occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Creech's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailoress and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Creech. A less common occupation for the Creech family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Tailoress

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Creech Historical Records

What Creech family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Creech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Creech 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Creech. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Creech. For the veterans among your Creech ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Creech Life Expectancy

What is the average Creech lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Creech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Creech in 1945 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Creech

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Creech 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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