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Cree (girl)

What does Cree mean?

Cree Pronunciation of Cree [cree] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Cree) is pronounced kree. It is of Native American Indian origin. Name of a tribe in Canada, which derives via French from the Cree word "kiristino". Compare Dakota.


Creative forms:
(female) Ciree, Cren, ..

(male) Creel, Crer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cree Elianna (C.E.), ..

How popular is Cree?

Cree is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#15984 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Cree was first listed in 1991 and reached its highest position of #1670 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cree name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cree outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Dakota (#242 from current records) is the only other popular varying form of Cree rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Cree were popular with parents in the year 2006 (usage of 0.1%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.1%, down 22%). Dakota has generally been preferred by parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cree, Dakota in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cree and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abree, Amee, Arlee, Bee, Bree, Cade, Cadee, Calee, Capree, Caree, Careen, Carel, Caren, Carey, Carie, Carle, Carlee, Carree, Casee, Cate, Catee (see Kate), Caye, Cee, Cele, Cerea, Ceres, Cerese, Charee, Chel, Chele, Cher, Chere, Cheree, Cile, Circe, Clea, Clem, Cleo, Cloe, Codee, Coe, Coel, Cole, Coree, Coreen, Coren, Corene, Corey, Corie, Corlee, Creole, Cris, Cyrene, Dee, Doree, Edee, Fee, Ivee, Jeree, Karee, Keree, Koree, Laree, Lee, Loree, Maree, Myree, Nyree, Orlee, Ree, Taree, Teree, Tyree and Zoee. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cree.

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