Sight Family History

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Sight Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Light, Hight, Wight, Might, Kight, Knight, Wright, Licht, Bright

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Sight Family Origin

Where is the Sight family from?

Sight Family Occupations

What did your Sight ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Assistant Geletary Railway Comp and None were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sight. The most common Sight occupation in the UK was Assistant Geletary Railway Comp. 33% of Sight's were Assistant Geletary Railway Comps. A less common occupation for the Sight family was Tarpauling Maker (Waterproof Gds Mkr).

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  • Assistant Geletary Railway Comp

  • None

  • Tarpauling Maker (Waterproof Gds Mkr)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sight ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sight Historical Records

What Sight family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sight 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 Sight

Passenger List

There are 134 immigration records available for the last name Sight. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sight. For the veterans among your Sight ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sight Life Expectancy

What is the average Sight lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Sight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Sight in 1969 was 79, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sight

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sight 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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