culture. The name Lights comes from when the family lived in a clearing or glade. The surname Lights is derived from the Old English word
in this case. The surname Lights belongs to the class of
surnames, which were given to people who resided near physical features such as hills, streams, churches, or types of trees.
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lights research.Another 70 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1546, 1529, 1607, 1578, 1564 and 1588 are included under the topic Early Lights History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Lights has appeared include Light, Lyte, Lite and others.