Map 101 Log in  | Not a member? Register or
Brexit good for Ireland?

DIGBY members around the world

DIGBY points found: 6

DIGBY Family History

This interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian origin, and is habitational from a minor place so called in Lincolnshire, derived from the Middle English (1200 - 1500) "diche, dike", from the Olde English pre 7th Century "dic", dyke, earthwork, and the Old Norse "byr", farm, settlement; the medieval dyke was larger and more prominent than the modern ditch, and was usually constructed for urposes of defence rather than drainage. The placename was first recorded as "Dicbi" in the Domesday Book of 1086, and as "Diggebi" in the Pipe Rolls of 1197. The surname was first recorded in the mid 12th Century and early recordings include; Geoffrey de Dyggeby in the 1250 Feet of Fines of Lincolnshire; and Simon Digby in the 1497 Feet of Fines of Warwickshire...

The DIGBY Family Message Board

Leave a message for DIGBY family members.

  • Find your DIGBY ancestor
  • Tell us about your DIGBY Family
  • Ask a question about the DIGBY history
  • Tell us about your DIGBY ancestors

You must be logged in to post a message

Irish 4 Day Getaway
€989 - 3 Nights | 5 Star
Step back in time. Step forward in your understanding of who you think you are. Get a taste of what is at the essence of Ireland. Find out more ยป

Invite more DIGBY family members!

Click 'Invite' to connect with more members of the DIGBY tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest