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Weight Name Meaning

English: variant of Wight or Waite .

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

Similar surnames: Height, Wight, Waight, Leight, Wright, Wrights, Reigh, Blight

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Where is the Weight family from?

You can see how Weight families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weight family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Weight families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 55 Weight families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Weight's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Weight families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weight surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weight ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Weight. 18% of Weight men worked as a Farmer. .

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*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
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Weight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weight census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Weight. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Weight. For the veterans among your Weight ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weight lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Weight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Weight in 1945 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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