Dwight Family History

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Dwight Name Meaning

English: from Diot, a pet form of the female personal name Dye. Reaney also suggests that this may also be an altered form of Thwaite (see Thwaites).

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


Similar surnames: Bright, Knight, Wright, Haught, Doig, Wight, Daigh, Leigh, Swift

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Dwight Family Origin

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Dwight Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Brush Maker

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dwight. The most common Dwight occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Dwight's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dwight family was Brush Maker.

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Dwight Historical Records

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Dwight Life Expectancy

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