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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In 1881, the most common Creek occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Creek's were Farmers.

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Creek Life Expectancy

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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.

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