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Gender: Male Meaning of Diggory: "Lost one" Origin of Diggory: French

Diggory Origin and Meaning

The name Diggory is a boy's name of French origin meaning "Lost one".

This buoyant name has the same bouncy rhythm as Rafferty and Barnaby, but is virtually unused. It has plenty of literary cred, too: characters in The Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter and Thomas Hardy’s The Return of the Native have all borne the name.
The name is used in Cornwall, but originates from a Breton medieval poem about Sir Degare. Degare most likely comes from the French word egare - astray. .

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snowsbeloved Says:

2016-02-18T07:39:40

Not my style but I like it! Prefer the single g spelling though