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Re: Origin of Diggins surname
Posted by: Jay Diggins Date: April 28, 2001 at 11:54:12
In Reply to: Re: Origin of Diggins surname by JAMES PATRICK DIGGINS of 240

James,
On my visits to Ireland, I was told that Diggins was not a Kerry name and no county seemed willing to accept responsibility for us. According to Leathanach (The Irish People) there are three possible origins; Clare, Galway, and Offaly and that in Kerry the name may have been changed to Diggin or it may have had an independent origin. Jay




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