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Digges Name Meaning

from Middle English digge ‘duck’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept, caught, or sold ducks or as a nickname for someone thought to resemble a duck in some way. patronymic from Digg, a voiced variant of the personal name Dick.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Tigges, Figge, Diegel, Bigger, Biggers, Dinges, Siggers, Vignes

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Digges Family Origin

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Digges Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Physician

    14%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Constable

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Digges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Digges's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Digges family was Constable. Farmer, Physician and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Digges.

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