Infographic of Craig name meaning, which is “The man who lives near or on the rock,” from the Welsh craig, a steep rock.
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Craig Name Popularity

How popular is the name Craig? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 1,031 5 0.001%
1913 869 9 0.0016%
1914 1,196 5 0.0007%
1915 777 26 0.0029%
1916 1,111 10 0.001%
1917 925 19 0.0019%
1918 700 45 0.0042%
1919 880 25 0.0024%
1920 918 23 0.0021%
1921 803 35 0.0031%
1922 883 27 0.0024%
1923 671 58 0.0052%
1924 723 47 0.004%
1925 816 33 0.0029%
1926 772 36 0.0033%
1927 682 52 0.0047%
1928 678 51 0.0048%
1929 670 50 0.0048%
1930 686 47 0.0045%
1931 607 60 0.0061%
1932 655 48 0.0049%
1933 612 53 0.0057%
1934 522 88 0.0091%
1935 448 121 0.0125%
1936 399 146 0.0152%
1937 303 279 0.0283%
1938 319 264 0.0258%
1939 309 288 0.0283%
1940 293 321 0.0302%
1941 242 486 0.0432%
1942 176 857 0.0679%
1943 164 1,095 0.0839%
1944 151 1,292 0.1042%
1945 133 1,570 0.1287%
1946 109 2,451 0.1661%
1947 93 3,633 0.2176%
1948 82 3,979 0.2493%
1949 77 4,318 0.2684%
1950 69 4,884 0.3033%
1951 63 5,624 0.3317%
1952 59 6,185 0.3543%
1953 60 6,460 0.365%
1954 51 7,183 0.3929%
1955 50 7,436 0.4043%
1956 51 7,427 0.3932%
1957 55 7,062 0.367%
1958 53 7,282 0.3853%
1959 44 9,920 0.5221%
1960 42 10,718 0.5657%
1961 43 10,232 0.542%
1962 51 8,541 0.4652%
1963 51 7,901 0.4402%
1964 48 7,751 0.4403%
1965 46 7,873 0.4814%
1966 46 7,739 0.4957%
1967 46 7,311 0.4818%
1968 41 7,868 0.524%
1969 39 8,786 0.5703%
1970 39 9,379 0.5894%
1971 43 7,960 0.5297%
1972 46 6,734 0.4944%
1973 48 6,296 0.4856%
1974 57 5,540 0.4262%
1975 58 5,107 0.3974%
1976 61 4,739 0.3677%
1977 63 4,563 0.3385%
1978 66 4,471 0.3326%
1979 77 4,029 0.2857%
1980 73 4,233 0.2895%
1981 72 4,097 0.2787%
1982 73 4,022 0.2691%
1983 70 4,089 0.2771%
1984 74 3,953 0.2657%
1985 79 3,952 0.2604%
1986 80 3,924 0.26%
1987 88 3,364 0.2204%
1988 96 3,303 0.212%
1989 105 3,157 0.1956%
1990 116 2,900 0.175%
1991 135 2,398 0.1471%
1992 154 2,060 0.1291%
1993 174 1,827 0.1172%
1994 198 1,485 0.0968%
1995 219 1,334 0.0885%
1996 245 1,189 0.0794%
1997 258 1,078 0.0729%
1998 317 840 0.0561%
1999 327 816 0.0545%
2000 339 776 0.0508%
2001 383 642 0.0426%
2002 386 649 0.0433%
2003 422 573 0.0377%
2004 481 476 0.0312%
2005 495 459 0.03%
2006 551 419 0.0268%
2007 546 430 0.0273%
2008 599 371 0.024%
2009 675 314 0.021%
2010 659 317 0.022%
2011 827 204 0.0143%
2012 786 228 0.016%
2013 819 204 0.0143%
2014 886 184 0.0126%
2015 892 178 0.0122%
2016 876 185 0.0128%
2017 961 147 0.0105%
2018 1,109 103 0.0075%
2019 976 142 0.0105%

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What names are variants of Craig?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Craig.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Craigie

Rock, rocky

Scottish

Craik

Rock, rocky

Scottish

Kraig

Rock, rocky


What names sound like Craig?

If you like how Craig sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Craig.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Creik

Small river

Graig

Watchful, vigilant

Greek


Lists With Craig

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Siblings of Craig

Mamas with kids named Craig also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Keira

Black

Irish

Britta

Exalted one; from Brittany or Great Britain

Scandinavian

Piper

Pipe player

English

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  1. We named our son Craig III after his father and grandfather.


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