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The nationality of Wight is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Wight may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Wight come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Wight are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Wight last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Wight were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Wight. Family names like Wight vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over the years.

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