Kraig

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
245
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kraig

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  • A submission from India says the name Kraig means "Rock" and is of Unknown origin.
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Notable Persons Named Kraig

Kraig Urbik is a football player for the Free agent. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Kraig was born on September 23rd, 1985 in Chicago.

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Kraig Kinser is a nascar driver.

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Kraig Paulsen is a Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives and Speaker of theIowa House of Representatives. Kraig was born on September 9th, 1964 in Monticello, Iowa.

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Kraig Chiles is a soccer player for the San Diego State Aztecs, Chivas USA, LA Laguna FC, San Diego Sockers (2009), and United States national futsal team. Kraig was born on May 14th, 1984 in Torrance, California.

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Kraig was born on May 9th, 1961 in Sarnia.

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Kraig was born on March 18th, 1966 in Tacoma, Washington.

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How popular is the baby name Kraig in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1939 7 0 7
1940 6 0 6
1941 5 0 5
1942 7 0 7
1943 6 0 6
1944 12 0 12
1945 9 0 9
1946 7 0 7
1947 30 0 30
1948 21 0 21
1949 29 0 29
1950 35 0 35
1951 37 0 37
1952 43 0 43
1953 67 0 67
1954 54 0 54
1955 70 0 70
1956 80 0 80
1957 75 0 75
1958 123 0 123
1959 123 0 123
1960 161 0 161
1961 187 0 187
1962 204 0 204
1963 181 0 181
1964 184 0 184
1965 192 0 192
1966 164 0 164
1967 172 0 172
1968 212 0 212
1969 189 0 189
1970 212 0 212
1971 180 0 180
1972 152 0 152
1973 125 0 125
1974 99 0 99
1975 110 0 110
1976 93 0 93
1977 81 0 81
1978 90 0 90
1979 103 0 103
1980 89 0 89
1981 87 0 87
1982 105 0 105
1983 96 0 96
1984 110 0 110
1985 105 0 105
1986 116 0 116
1987 120 0 120
1988 133 0 133
1989 98 0 98
1990 116 0 116
1991 89 0 89
1992 94 0 94
1993 62 0 62
1994 68 0 68
1995 60 0 60
1996 64 0 64
1997 46 0 46
1998 43 0 43
1999 38 0 38
2000 29 0 29
2001 20 0 20
2002 26 0 26
2003 23 0 23
2004 22 0 22
2005 18 0 18
2006 21 0 21
2007 16 0 16
2008 11 0 11
2009 14 0 14
2010 9 0 9
2011 14 0 14
2012 13 0 13
2014 5 0 5
2016 8 0 8
2017 7 0 7

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Popularity of Kraig as a first name

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Popularity of Kraig as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kraig U.S.
  White 94.69% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kraig

People with the last name Kraig are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kraig

  • How Popular is the name Kraig? Kraig is the 3,398th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kraig was the 78,040th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kraig have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,932 babies born with the first name Kraig in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kraig to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kraig? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1939 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kraig first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kraig is Monday, June 13th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Kraig born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kraig was in 1968 with a total of 212 babies.
  • Random Kraig Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kraig is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Kraig: Your name in reverse order is Giark. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akirg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kraig? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 245 people with the last name Kraig.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kraig? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kraig as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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