Kreke Family History

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Kreke Name Meaning

North German: nickname or metonymic occupational name for a grower of soft fruits, from Low German Kreke ‘plum’. Dutch: topographic name from Dutch kreek ‘creek’, ‘bay’.

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


Similar surnames: Krekel, Koke, Krenke, Remke, Brede, Klee, Wrede, Kreul, Kreft, Reker

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Kreke Family Origin

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Kreke Family Occupations

What did your Kreke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreke. A less common occupation for the Kreke family was Plasterer. The most common Kreke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kreke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    30%
  • Keeps House

    10%
  • Plasterer

    10%

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

Kreke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kreke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kreke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kreke. For the veterans among your Kreke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreke Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kreke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kreke in 1958 was 56, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreke 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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