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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.DIG-ə-ree
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Meaning & History

Probably an Anglicized form of Degaré. Sir Degaré was the subject of a medieval poem set in Brittany. The name may mean "lost one" from French égaré.

Categories

Thomas Hardy characters, uncertain etymology, Y vowels
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute