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


Similar surnames: Waitt, Wait, Weight, Height, Wight, Gaige, Wrights, Daigh, Slaight

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Waight Family Origin

Where is the Waight family from?

Waight Family Occupations

What did your Waight ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Waight Historical Records

What Waight family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Waight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waight census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Waight

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Waight. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Waight. For the veterans among your Waight ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waight Life Expectancy

What is the average Waight lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Waight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Waight in 1962 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waight

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waight ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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