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The name Craig is of Welsh origin, and means rock.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Craig has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Craig
Use of the Name Craig for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
293,870 239,935 57,443 8,677 3,295 1,120 518
The table below indicates the number of times the name Craig has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Craig first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1881, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Craig
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18818965  
1882    
1883    
1884    
1885    
18869975  
1887    
18888347  
1889    
18908237  
1891    
18929836  
1893    
18947489  
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
1899    
190085810  
19019746  
1902    
19039277  
1904    
1905    
190659716  
1907    
190889310  
190985112  
1910    
1911    
191286227  
191378237  
191488738  
191568472  
191682657  
191783059  
191864891  
191988157  
192075176  
192173680  
192272183  
1923597112  
192470387  
192564597  
192670981  
1927620102  
192868685  
1929580106  
1930595103  
1931544115  
1932576105  
1933543110  
1934486138  
1935428171  
1936382206  
1937297331  
1938303323  
1939301348  
1940286384  
1941234539  
1942175894  
19431641,131  
19441511,319  
19451321,602  
19461082,459  
1947933,627  
1948823,979  
1949774,320  
1950704,882  
1951635,599  
1952596,185  
1953606,444  
1954517,174  
1955507,432  
1956517,433  
1957557,051  
1958537,288  
1959449,903  
19604210,710  
19614310,224  
1962518,523  
1963517,906  
1964487,744  
1965467,866  
1966467,735  
1967467,313  
1968417,862  
1969398,780  
1970399,361  
1971437,948  
1972466,718  
1973486,280  
1974575,538  
1975585,107  
1976614,724  
1977634,560  
1978664,465  
1979774,021  
1980734,224  
1981724,089  
1982734,014  
1983704,084  
1984743,954  
1985793,949  
1986803,926  
1987883,361  
1988973,300  
19891053,157  
19901162,904  
19911352,394  
19921542,068  
19931751,835  
19941981,507  
19952201,354  
19962471,199  
19972571,097  
1998315880  
1999327852  
2000339806  
2001380682  
2002379687  
2003425602  
2004477518  
Totals:  293,870 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Craig as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Craig appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 105 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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