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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #236 most popular

What does the name "Craig" mean?

Craig (Scottish): From the Crag

The name "Craig" is of Scottish origin and it means "From the Crag". It's a name commonly given to boys.

C is for confident, no doubts here!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

G is for glow, the warmth of your smile.

Your name in reverse order is "Giarc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rgcia". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Craig" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Craig? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 298,912 babies born with the name Craig in the United States. That's more than enough Craigs to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Craig" was in 1960 with a total of 10,717 babies. (That's a lot of baby Craigs)

According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Craig" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 82 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of 4,769 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Craig popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Craig in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Craig

Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1980 to present. Craig was born in 1962 in Springburn, Glasgow.


James Brolin

James Brolin is an actor, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1961 to present. James was born in 1940 as Craig Kenneth Bruderlin in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Craig David

Craig David is a singer-songwriter and mc with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Craig was born in 1981 as Craig Ashley David in Southampton, Hampshire, England.


Craig Charles

Craig Charles is an actor, television presenter, comedian, author, poet, and dj with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1981 to present. Craig was born in 1964 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England.


Craig T. Nelson

Craig T. Nelson is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1971 to present. Craig was born in 1944 as Craig Theodore Nelson in Spokane, Washington, U.S.


Craig Parker

Craig Parker is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1987 to present. Craig was born in 1970 in Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji.


Past life for Craig born Aug 8, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 675. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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