"town by the ditch"

Digby Origin and Meaning

The name Digby is boy's name of Scandinavian, Norse origin meaning "town by the ditch".
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.

Digby Popularity

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Famous People Named Digby

  • Digby SmithEnglish military historian
  • Digby FairweatherEnglish jazz cornettist
  • Digby Marritt JonesBaron Jones of Birmingham, British Minister of State for Trade and Investment
  • Digby DenhamAustralian politician, former premier of Queensland

Digby in Pop Culture

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