Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.
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The Wight surname in historical dictionaries
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
WIGHT. 1. The A-Sax. iviltt ipeans a man, a creature, any thing; and the 0. Eng, n-ight, still retained in the phrase "luckless wight," has a similar signification. Another and more usual meaning of the word, is swift or active, as in the illustrative quotation of Halliwell : —