Waight Family History

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Waight Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Waite.

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

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Waight Family Origin

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Waight Family Occupations

What did your Waight ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Waight occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Waight's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Waight family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waight.

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Waight Historical Records

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Waight Life Expectancy

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