Craig: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Craig
Origin of the name Craig:
Transferred use of the Scottish surname derived from the Gaelic creag (rugged rocks, crag): hence, "dweller by the crag."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Comments and insights on the name Craig: | Edit
My fathers name is Creag. He not one you'd ever want to tease. Seems masculine & serious name for a male, very scottish as is the our last name.
- Personal experiences with the name Craig: | Edit
-Didn't know a lot of Craigs growing up, but have come to see it as a more common name from my generation (70's). I always felt the name (my name) was a little childish since it didn't change as I grew up. David can be Davy as a kid, then Dave, or David as a man, something my name couldn't really do. Pros -- very little teasing. Cons -- very little depth.
- Nicknames for Craig: | Edit
Craigy :), Craiger, Crag (rare), Rage
- Meanings and history of the name Craig: | Edit
Gaelic meaning "of the crag"
- Famous real-life people named Craig: | Edit
Craig Ferguson of the Late Late Show on CBS
Craig Horner - Australian Actor, Best known for Legend of the Seeker
Craig Mabbitt, vocalist of the rock band Escape the Fate
Craig Robinson, American Actor
Craig T. Nelson, American Actor
Craig Kimbrel, American Relief Pitcher
- Craig in song, story & screen: | Edit
Movie series Friday: Craig Jones
TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation: Craig Manning
TV show South Park: Craig Tucker