Last name: CREECH

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CREECH : This last name is indexed 25,243 times on Geneanet!

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CREECH : 1: English: habitational name from Creech Saint Michael in Somerset or East Creech in Dorset both named with the Celtic element crṻg ‘mound hill’.2: English: perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a creek if Reaney is right to presume a Middle English word crich(e) creche (Old English cricc) with this sense. Alternatively from Middle English cracche crecche ‘manger stall; stable’ perhaps ‘cottage or hut’.3: Manx: shortened form of Gaelic Mac Raois an altered form of Mac Aonghuis ‘son of Aonghus (Angus)’. Ballacreetch in Onchan on the Isle of Man means ‘Creetch's farm’.4: Scottish: habitational name from Creich in Fife. The name is now rare in Scotland.5: Possibly also an Americanized form of German Krietsch (or some other similar like-sounding surname).

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