What are creeds and how they came about. Is there a Biblical basis for them and how many creeds are there till date?
The 3 major creeds that every good Catholic knows about are
There are definitely others, but if you want the 3 most oft repeated ones, you can see the rest of them here seems to me that wiki article is lacking a few creeds.
Now, to find their meaning consider whether the following commandments are in the Bible.
So, that is why there are creeds. So that we may keep the faith, so that we can defend the faith and so that we can pass it down.