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Spight Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Speight.

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


Similar surnames: Speight, Slight, Haught, Height, Dwight, Waight, Speights, Bright

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Spight Family Origin

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Spight Family Occupations

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

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  • Labourer

    12%
  • Agricultural Implement Maker

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Coal Leader (Carman)

    6%

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Implement Maker and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spight. A less common occupation for the Spight family was Coal Leader (Carman). The most common Spight occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Spight's were Labourers.

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Spight Historical Records

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Spight Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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