Creed Name Meaning

Southern Irish: reduced form of Creedon. English: from the Old English personal name Creoda. English: habitational name from Creed Farm in Bosham, Sussex, so named with an Old English word crede ‘weeds’, ‘plants’. In part the surname may perhaps have arisen from a place called Creed in Cornwall, named for the patron saint of the church, St. Cride.

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


Similar surnames: Creek, Breed, Creedon, Green, Read, Leed, Sneed, Drees, Seed, Ree

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Creed Family Origin

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Creed Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Sailor

    6%

In 1881, the most common Creed occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Creed's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Creed family was Sailor. Farmer, Journalier and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Creed.

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Creed Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Creed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Creed in 1949 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Creed

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