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Craig Name Meaning and Origin

Craig Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

From the rocky place, Crag, Rock, Cliff

Name Origin


The name Craig means 'From the rocky place' and originates from Scottish. It is derived from the Scottish Gaelic word 'creag', which means 'rock' or 'cliff'. The name conveys strength and stability, symbolizing someone who is solid and dependable.

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Craig Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Craig is easy to pronounce with a clear 'k' sound. It flows smoothly and is familiar to most English speakers.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Craig has a balanced rhythm with one syllable, making it simple but not particularly melodic.

Famous People Named Craig

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● Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson is a Scottish-American comedian, actor, and former host of 'The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson'. Known for his wit and charm, he has gained popularity for his stand-up comedy and television appearances.

● Craig David

Craig David is a British singer, songwriter, and record producer. He rose to fame in the early 2000s with hits like '7 Days' and 'Fill Me In'. David has won multiple awards for his R&B and garage music.

● Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is known for his roles in 'The Office', 'Pineapple Express', and 'Hot Tub Time Machine'. Robinson's comedic talent and distinctive voice have made him a fan favorite.

Craig Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Craig

The name Craig is generally free from negative associations and is widely accepted as a strong and respectable name. However, some may perceive it as somewhat common or traditional, lacking uniqueness or modern flair.

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