Dignam History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Origins Available: English
Early Origins of the Dignam family
The surname Dignam was first found in Lincolnshire
where one of the first records of the name was Richard and John Dikeman who were listed in the Curia Regus Rolls of 1206. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Early History of the Dignam family
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Dignam Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Dickman, Digman, Dikeman, Dignan, Dignam and many more.
Early Notables of the Dignam family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dignam family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
Contemporary Notables of the name Dignam (post 1700)
- Mark Dignam (1909-1989), prolific English actor
- Basil Dignam (1905-1979), English character actor from Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, active from 1951 to 1975, brother of Mark Dignam
- Barry Dignam (b. 1971), Irish filmmaker
- Arthur Dignam (b. 1939), Australian actor
- Mary Ella Dignam (1857-1938), born Mary Ella William, a Canadian painter and pioneer activist for women artists
- Christy Dignam (b. 1960), Irish lead singer of the popular Irish rock band Aslan
Dignam Family Crest Products
- ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)