Speight Family History
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Speight Name Meaning
English (now chiefly Yorkshire): nickname from Middle English speght ‘woodpecker’, probably from an unrecorded Old English word akin to specan ‘to speak, talk, chatter’. Compare Speak.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sleight, Slight, Bright, Sprigg, Upright, Spight, Specht, Straight