Light Surname History
The family history of the Light last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Light:
- Light family history
- Light country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Light last name meaning & etymology
- Light spelling & pronunciation
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Light Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Light can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Light may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Light Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Light come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Light come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Light Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Light name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Light vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Light were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Light.
Last names similar to LightLight-, Lightag, Lightall, Lightany, Lightard, Lightarnold, Lightart, Lightaul, Lightawler, Lightb, Lightbach, Lightbady, Lightbaine, Lightbaker, Lightband, Lightbart, Lightbates, Lightbaum, Lightbaun, Lightbawn
Light Family Tree
Here are a few of the Light biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Lights
- Minnie Basham Light
- vincent light house.c 1950 - ?
- Unknown Light
- William Light
- Bettie Light
- Mary Light
- Mary Light ? - 1790
- Ebenezer Light 1716 - ?
- John Light, Jr. 1682 - ?
- Hannah Lord Light