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Meaning and name origin

Craig \c-raig\ as a boy's name is pronounced krayg. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Craig is "rock, rocky". Comes from the word "crag". Also originally a Scottish surname. The name is now popular in the English-speaking world.


Variations

Craig has 3 variant forms: Craigie, Craik and Kraig.


Popularity

Craig is a very popular first name for males (#90 out of 1220, Top 7%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#288 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Craig for boys. Craig reached its highest rank of #45 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Craig name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Craig and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Craig (#933) and Kraig. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Craig, Kraig in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Crain, Creik, Cris and Graig. These names tend to be less commonly used than Craig.

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