Last name: CREED

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CREED : This last name is indexed 38,760 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CREED : 1: Irish (Cork and Limerick): shortened form of Creedon or a shortened variant of McCrudden through confusion with the Munster name Mac Críodáin (or Ó Críodáin).2: English: habitational name from Creed Farm in Bosham Sussex so named with the Old English word crēde ‘weeds plants’. In some cases the surname may be derived from the name of a place called Creed in Cornwall named for the patron saint of the church Saint Cride.3: English: from the Middle English personal name Crede (from Old English Crēoda the name of a Mercian king of unexplained etymology).

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