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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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.
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-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.
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Craigy :), Craiger, Crag (rare), Rage
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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
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TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation: Craig Manning
TV show South Park: Craig Tucker