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Kight Family History

Kight Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Keith. EG.

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

116,735 Historical Documents with Kight on Ancestry.com
24,741 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,658 Military Records
685 Immigration Records
15,172 Census and Voter Lists
72,479 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kight Families

  • Number of Kight families
     47 - 91
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kight families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kight last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kight census records

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Kight Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Kight families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Kight Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kight families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Kight

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Kight Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kight census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Kight ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Kight Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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