Craig Name Meaning

Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near a steep or precipitous rock, from Gaelic creag, a word that has been borrowed in Middle English as crag(g).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Craik, Craigo, Cragg, Craigen, Frain, Cain, Rain, Crail, Crans, Cail

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Craig Family Origin

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Craig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Fisherman

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Craig family was Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craig. The most common Craig occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Craig's were Farmers.

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Craig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Craig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Craig in 1940 was 66, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craig

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