History of your Surname
Get access to Might family records.Start a free trial

Might Family History

Might Name Meaning

English: presumably a nickname for a strong man.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wight, Light, High, Wright, Hight, Licht, Knight, Bright, Slight

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Might family from?

You can see how Might families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Might family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Might families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 29 Might families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Might's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Might families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Might surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Might ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Might. 100% of Might men worked as a Farmer. .

View Census Data for Might | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Might family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Might. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Might census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Might

Passenger Lists

There are 631 immigration records available for the last name Might. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Might immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Might. For the veterans among your Might ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Might military records

You've only scratched the surface of Might family history

Discover More

What is the average Might lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Might life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Might in 1962 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Might

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Might family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Might last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial