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Crees Family History

Crees Name Meaning

English: variant of Creasy.

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


Similar surnames: Creese, Trees, Crews, Creed, Creel, Creer, Creek, Rees, Creps, Frees

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Where is the Crees family from?

You can see how Crees families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crees family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crees families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 10 Crees families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 91% of all the recorded Crees's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Crees families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crees surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crees ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crees. 46% of Crees men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Crees women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crees were Carpenter and Laborer. .

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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
    46%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Laborer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Crees. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crees 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Crees. 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 999 military records available for the last name Crees. For the veterans among your Crees ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crees lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Crees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Crees in 1954 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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