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Speights Family History

Speights Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Speight.

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

50,065 Historical Documents with Speights on Ancestry
10,226 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,385 Military Records
103 Immigration Records
6,156 Census and Voter Lists
32,195 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Speights Families

  • Number of Speights families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Speights families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Speights last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Speights census records

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Speights Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Speights

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Speights Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Speights census records

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Speights Civil War Service Records

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