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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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How popular is the baby name Cree in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 38 33 5
1990 55 55 0
1991 89 89 0
1992 68 54 14
1993 47 38 9
1994 32 27 5
1995 39 30 9
1996 32 25 7
1997 20 20 0
1998 19 10 9
1999 29 23 6
2000 36 24 12
2001 26 26 0
2002 29 23 6
2003 24 24 0
2004 21 16 5
2005 24 12 12
2006 25 17 8
2007 13 13 0
2008 13 8 5
2009 5 5 0
2010 15 8 7
2011 21 11 10
2012 68 21 47
2013 104 48 56
2014 114 44 70
2015 109 46 63

Fun Facts about the name Cree

  • How many people with the first name Cree have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,115 babies born with the first name Cree in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cree to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cree? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 38 new born babies.
  • When was Cree first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cree is Sunday, March 6th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Cree born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cree was in 1991 with a total of 89 babies.
  • Random Cree Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cree is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Cree: Your name in reverse order is Eerc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eerc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cree? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,670 people with the last name Cree.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cree? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cree as their last name since less than 1 person in 175k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Cree as a first name

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Popularity of Cree as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cree U.S.
  White 78.92% 64.26%
  African American 2.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 12.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cree

People with the last name Cree are most frequently White or American Indian and Alaska Native

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cree" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cree as well as things modernly associated with the name Cree such as celebrities named Cree.

Native American

Origin and Meaning of Cree

The name "Cree" is of Native American origin, and it means "Tribe Name". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The Algonquian language spoken by the Cree
  2. A member of an Algonquian people living in central Canada

Cree Summer

Cree Summer is a voice actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Cree was born in 1969 as Cree Summer Francks in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Other Inspirations for the Name Cree

Cree Flashlight
Cree Indians
Cree Led
Cree Light Bar
Cree Light Bulbs
Cree Lighting
Cree Summer Age
Cree Nation
Cree Stock

What does the name Cree mean?

Cis for complete, nothing further needed here.

Ris for respect, earned through your actions

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

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