Digby - boys name

Digby name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Digby name meaning:

The name Digby is of English origin and has a rich history. It is derived from the surname Digby, which itself comes from a place name in Lincolnshire, England. The meaning of Digby is believed to be "the settlement by the ditch" or "the settlement near the dike," indicating a location near a water feature or boundary.

Digby is a masculine name that exudes strength and resilience. Boys named Digby are often described as intelligent, confident, and determined individuals. They have a natural curiosity about the world and a thirst for knowledge. Digby is an uncommon name, which adds to its uniqueness and charm. It is a name that is both classic and timeless, evoking a sense of tradition while still being fresh and distinctive.

Overall, the name Digby carries a sense of history and individuality, making it a great choice for parents who want a name that stands out while still having a strong meaning and connection to English heritage.

Origin: English

Farm by a ditch. From an English surname and place name.

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Overall UK ranking: 907 out of 4789

33 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Digby

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