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Creekmore Family History

Creekmore Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a place in Dorset named Creekmoor, from Middle English crike ‘creek’, ‘inlet’ + more ‘moor’, ‘marshy ground’. However, this surname is not found in current English records.

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

Similar surnames: Cranmore, Seekford, Livermore, Cudmore, Rockmore, Crockford

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Where is the Creekmore family from?

You can see how Creekmore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Creekmore family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Creekmore families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Creekmore families living in Kentucky. This was about 42% of all the recorded Creekmore's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Creekmore families in 1840.
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What did your Creekmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Creekmore. 24% of Creekmore men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Creekmore women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Creekmore were Farming and Stenographer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • House Work
  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Creekmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Creekmore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 276 immigration records available for the last name Creekmore. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Creekmore. For the veterans among your Creekmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Creekmore lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Creekmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Creekmore in 1941 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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