. The name is likely derived from "Drigg," the name of a parish in
, which is thought to be derived from the Old English "draeg," meaning "steep slope."
, where the ancestral home of the Drig family is thought to be located. The Drig family held a
in this region from early times.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Seth Driggs and Joseph Driggs, who both arrived in New York in 1820; as did Samuel Driggs in 1824; Mary W. Driggs, who settled in Galveston, Texas in 1838.