Cree Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McCree (see McRae).

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

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Cree Family Origin

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Cree Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Cree occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Cree's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cree. A less common occupation for the Cree family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Cree | Data not to scale

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Cree Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Cree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cree in 1942 was 39, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cree

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