• <100 Digby


First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Digby

"Digby" is a name 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.

Notable Persons Named Digby

The Lord Jones of Birmingham is a Minister of State for Trade and Investment. The was given the name Digby Marritt Jones on October 28th, 1955 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.


Digby Ioane is a leading person.


Digby is a blogger and blog. Digby was given the name Heather Parton in United States.


Digby Wolfe was an actor, screenwriter, and writer. His career lasted from 1964 to 2004. Digby was born on June 4th, 1929 in London. He left this life on May 2nd, 2012.


Digby Pearson is a heavy metal music musician. Digby is also known as Dig.


Dig Richards was a rock, roll, and country music musician, television presenter, musical theatre actor, and musical theatre. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1957 to 1983. Dig was given the name Digby George Richards on September 12th, 1940 in Dunedoo, New South Wales, Australia. Dig is also known as Richards and Digby George. He passed away on February 17th, 1983.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Digby

Pamela Harriman was an office holder. Pamela was given the name Pamela Beryl Digby on March 20th, 1920 in Farnborough, Hampshire, England. She left this life on February 5th, 1997.


Marie Digby is a pop rock, alternative rock, acoustic music, and contemporary r&b musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, piano, drums, and Drum kit. She has been prominent since 2004. Marie was given the name Marié Christina Digby in New York City.


Kristian Digby was a television presenter and director. He was most active from 1998 to 2010. Kristian was born on June 24th, 1977 in Torquay, Devon, England. He died on March 1st, 2010.


Jane Digby was a noteworthy human. She holds the title Lady Ellenborough. Jane was given the name Jane Elizabeth Digby by her parent Henry Digby (Royal Navy officer) on April 3rd, 1807 in Minterne Magna, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. She left this life on August 11th, 1881.


Arthur Digby is a specialty registrar.


Paul Digby is a soccer player for the Ipswich Town F.C., Barnsley F.C., England national under-19 football team, and England national under-20 football team. Paul was born on February 2nd, 1995 in Sheffield, England.


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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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Digby

  • How Popular is the name Digby? Digby is the 70,225th most popular name of all time. As a last name Digby was the 18,648th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Digby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, 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 Bdgiy. 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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.