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Multiple Origins for the Surname Hight


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Hight Early Origins



The surname Hight was first found in Bavaria, where the name Heidt was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Hight Spelling Variations


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Hight Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heidt, Hiedt, Hagelsheimer, Heidte and others.

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Hight Early History


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Hight Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hight research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hight History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hight Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hight Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hight Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hight Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Benedict Hight, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Wendal Hight, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • William Hight, aged 35, landed in New York, NY in 1855
  • Mary Hight, who landed in New York, NY in 1855
  • Matilda Hight, aged 30, arrived in New York, NY in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hight Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Hight, English convict from Northampton, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on October 22nd, 1824, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824

Hight Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Richard Hight landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Oriental
  • R. Hight, aged 28, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Roxburgh" in 1840
  • Charles Hight, aged under 1, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Roxburgh" in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hight (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hight (post 1700)



  • Ahmo Hight (b. 1973), American fitness model, swimsuit model and actress
  • Elena Hight (b. 1989), American Olympic snowboarder
  • Elizabeth A. Hight, retired United States Navy rear admiral
  • Rochie Lee Hight (1904-1992), American Republican politician, Mayor of Carl Junction, Missouri, 1945-47
  • Jacob G. Hight, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 7th District, 1884
  • Michael Hight (b. 1961), New Zealand artist from Stratford

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824

Other References

  1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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The Hight Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hight Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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