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Craig Meaning


What does Craig mean?

The name Craig is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Craig is "crag, rock".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "rock".

Craig is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Craig.

The Given Name Craig

Craig appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This 1 syllable name has spirit and a positive vibe.

Craig remains a favorite due to its stylish and simple nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Craig Armstrong, Craig Ferguson, and Craig Mello.

Craig Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 913 in baby name popularity for boys with 235 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 932 in baby name popularity for boys with 226 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Craig Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Craig has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Craig to other names.

Craig Related Names

The names Craeg, Creg are all forms of Craig.

Famous Craigs

  • Craig Armstrong ~ Musician
  • Craig Ferguson ~ Actor
  • Craig Mello ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 2006
  • Craig T. Nelson ~ Actor

Craig Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Craig.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Craig Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Craig in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Craig.

Just for fun, see the name Craig in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Craig in Nautical Flags page.