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Gender: M Meaning of Digby: "town by the ditch" Origin of Digby: Norse

Digby is a place-name in Lincolnshire turned surname turned quirky first name that is starting to get some attention.

Diggory is a similar name found in both Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit and Hardy's Return of the Native.

Famous People Named Digby

Digby Smith, English military historian
Digby Fairweather, English jazz cornettist
Digby Jones, Baron Jones of Birmingham, British Minister of State for Trade and Investment
Digby Denham, Australian politician, former premier of Queensland

Pop Culture References for the name Digby

Digby, dog on TV's "Pushing Daisies"
Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada
Arthur Rowe/"Digby," central character in The Ministry of Fear (1943) by Graham Greene
Digby, character in video game "Animal Crossing: New Leaf"