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since 1880
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in 2010



Fun Facts about the name Digby

  • How many people with the first name Digby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Digby in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Digby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Digby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Digby is Saturday, June 14th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Digby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Digby was in 2006 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Digby: Your name in reverse order is Ybgid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iydgb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Digby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,475 people with the last name Digby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Digby? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Digby as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Digby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Digby U.S.
  White 80.07% 64.26%
  African American 14.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Digby

People with the last name Digby are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Digby" mean? The list below shows the origins of Digby as well as things modernly associated with the name Digby such as celebrities named Digby.


Origin and Meaning of Digby

The name "Digby" is of English origin, and it means "From the farm at the ditch". It's a name commonly given to boys.

From Old English dīc (“dyke”) + Old Norse býr (“settlement”).

  1. Any of a number of places in England, Canada, and Australia.
  2. A habitational surname​.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Other Inspirations for the Name Digby

Digby And Iona
Digby And Rose
Digby Animal Crossing
Digby Embroidered Halter Top
Digby Family Foundation
Digby Ferry
Digby Nova Scotia
Digby Pines Resort
Digby Blog
Digby Morris

What does the name Digby mean?

Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

Iis for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

Gis for glow, the warmth of your smile.

Bis for bounce, your ability to renew.

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

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