Craighead 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Craigend 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Craigend 1828 SGF
Sc craig + Sc end
‘The head or end of the crag, rock, or rocky hill-face’; the rock in question is probably that referred to in 1395 as the hill or rock (montem sive rupem) of the vill (toun) of Balbedie, lying on the east side of that vill.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1