Creel Family History

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Creel Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Kriel or Krüll, a variant of Kroll 1.

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


Similar surnames: Creal, Freel, Creek, Crye, Cryer, Creer, Cruea, Beel, Breer, Steel

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Creel Family Origin

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Creel Family Occupations

What did your Creel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Creel. A less common occupation for the Creel family was Laborer. The most common Creel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Creel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Creel Historical Records

What Creel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Creel Life Expectancy

What is the average Creel lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Creel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Creel in 1941 was 36, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Creel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Creel 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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