Crete Name Meaning

French (Crète, adjectival form Crété ‘crested’): nickname for an arrogant individual, from Old French creste ‘crest (of a hill)’ (Late Latin crista), used with reference to the comb of a rooster. Compare Old French crester ‘to strut’.

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

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Crete Family Origin

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Crete Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Crete occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Crete's were Farmers.

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Crete Historical Records

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Crete Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Crete life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Crete in 1954 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crete

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