Creamer Family History

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Creamer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a seller of dairy products, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French creme ‘cream’ (Late Latin crama, apparently of Gaulish origin). Scottish and northern Irish: occupational name for a peddler, a cognate of German Krämer (see Kramer). Sir John Skene, in his De verborum significatione (‘On the Meaning of Words’, 1681), explains the term peddler as ‘ane mechand or cremer, quha beris ane pack or creame upon his back’. Americanized spelling of Krämer, Kramer, or Kremer.

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

Similar surnames: Cramer, Cleaver, Reader, Kreamer, Beamer, Kramer, Creaser, Cromer

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Creamer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Creamer name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Creamer Family Origin

Where is the Creamer family from?

Creamer Family Occupations

What did your Creamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Creamer family was Carpenter. The most common Creamer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Creamer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Creamer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Creamer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Creamer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Creamer 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Creamer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Creamer. For the veterans among your Creamer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Creamer Life Expectancy

What is the average Creamer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Creamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Creamer in 1944 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Creamer 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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