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Creevy Family History

Creevy Name Meaning

Irish (Westmeath): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Craobhaigh Ó Craoibhe ‘descendant of Craobhach’ a byname meaning ‘curly(-headed)’ or ‘prolific’ (from craobh ‘branch bough’). Irish and Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Riabhaigh see McGreevy .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mcgreevy, Creely, Creedon, Craney, Creed, Creary, Cree, Reedy, Reney

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Where is the Creevy family from?

You can see how Creevy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Creevy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Creevy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 16 Creevy families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Creevy's in USA. New York had the highest population of Creevy families in 1880.
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What did your Creevy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Creevy. 78% of Creevy men worked as a General Labourer and 90% of Creevy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Creevy were House ship Painter and Cotton Cop Winder. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • House ship Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Cop Winder
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 372 immigration records available for the last name Creevy. 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 Cards

There are 326 military records available for the last name Creevy. For the veterans among your Creevy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Creevy lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Creevy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Creevy in 1949 was 58, and 82 in 2003.

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