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

The name Diggory is a boy's name of French origin meaning "Lost one". Diggory and discussed in our forums with posts like "Choose Their Stage Names".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Diggory

Pop Culture References for the name Diggory

Diggory Venn, character in Thomas Hardy's The Return of the Native
Diggory Compton, character on British soap "Coronation Street"
Cedric and Amos Diggory, characters in the Harry Potter series


snowsbeloved Says:


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