Haight Family History

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Haight Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill (see Hight).

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

Similar surnames: Hight, Haigh, Haugh, Haught, Height, Knight, High, Light, Waight

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Haight Family Origin

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Haight Family Occupations

What did your Haight ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Backwash Minder Wool Combing and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Haight. 3% of Haight men worked as a Backwash Minder Wool Combing and 50% of Haight women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haight were Clerk Textile Mill Of and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Backwash Minder Wool Combing
  • Bottle Sorter (glass)
  • Cinema Manager
  • Clerk Textile Mill Of

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Laundry Worker
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Haight Historical Records

What Haight family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Haight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haight census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Haight

Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Haight. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Haight. For the veterans among your Haight ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haight Life Expectancy

What is the average Haight lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Haight in 1944 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haight

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haight ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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