Creekmore History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The German surname Creekmore is derived from the Old German word "Kretscham," meaning "inn." The name was most likely first borne by an innkeeper.

Early Origins of the Creekmore family

The surname Creekmore was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. The earliest recorded bearer was Henczel Kreczmar, who lived in Jitschin in 1363.

Early History of the Creekmore family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Creekmore research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1730, 1793, and 1867 are included under the topic Early Creekmore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Creekmore Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kartschner, Kartschmer, Kretschmar, Karczmar, Karczmarski, Karczmarek, Kretzschmer, Kretchmann, Kretschmeyer, Kartschmeyer, Kartchmann, Karstener, Creekmore, Kretschmer, Kretzchmar, Cretschemer, Kreczmer and many more.

Early Notables of the Creekmore family (pre 1700)

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Creekmore Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Creekmore Ranking

In the United States, the name Creekmore is the 6,926th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]


Canada Creekmore migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Creekmore Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Sophie Creekmore, who was living in Ontario in 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Creekmore (post 1700) +

  • Wade H. Creekmore, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1936 [2]
  • Marion V. Creekmore Jr. (b. 1939), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, 1989-92; Maldive Islands, 1989-92 [2]
  • H. P. Creekmore, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1920 [2]
  • Cheryl Creekmore, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012 [2]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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