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Meaning and Origin

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International Interest

From Dick + the patronymic suffix -s.

  1. A patronymic surname​.

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RZA is a hip hop music musician, rapper, record producer, actor, filmmaker, author, rapping, and filmmaking. He plays Rapping, keyboards, zither, sampler, Sampler (musical instrument), E-mu SP-1200, Roland MC-909, Ensoniq, and Music Production Center. His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. RZA was given the name Robert Fitzgerald Diggs on July 5th, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. RZA is also known as Prince Rakeem, Bobby Digital, The RZArector, Abbot, Diggs, and Robert Fitzgerald.


Taye Diggs is an actor and singer. He was most active from 1994 to present. Taye was born on January 2nd, 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Taye is also known as Taye.


Danielle Nicolet is an actress and voice actress. She has been prominent since 1990. Danielle was given the name Danielle Diggs on November 24th, 1973 in Ashtabula, Ohio.


Stefon Diggs is a football player for the Minnesota Vikings. Stefon was born on November 29th, 1993 in Gaithersburg, Maryland.


Quandre Diggs is an athlete for the Detroit Lions. Quandre was born on November 7th, 1991 in Angleton, Texas.


Charles Diggs was a Member of the Michigan State Senate from the 3rd District and Member of theMichigan State Senatefrom the 3rd District. He was most active from 1955 to 1980. His military service ended in 1945. Charles was born on December 2nd, 1922 in Detroit. He passed away on August 24th, 1998.


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International Interest for Diggs

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Diggs as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Diggs U.S.
  White 24.55% 64.26%
  African American 68.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Diggs

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

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Fun Facts about the name Diggs

  • How Popular is the name Diggs? As a last name Diggs was the 2,497th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Diggs first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Diggs is Monday, September 12th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Diggs? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Diggs. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Diggs: Your name in reverse order is Sggid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isggd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Diggs? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,467 people with the last name Diggs.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Diggs? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Diggs as their last name.

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