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  • Abraham Light (1770 - 1850)
    Abraham Light Birth 16 Apr 1770 Death 28 Sep 1850 Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA Burial Covenant Greenwood Cemetery Ebenezer, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA Memorial ID 53113393 O...
  • Ann Light (1767 - 1837)
  • Ann Light (c.1738 - d.)
  • Ann Tanger (1804 - 1862)
  • Anna "Nancy" Light (1813 - 1902)
    Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jun 30 2016, 0:14:34 UTC * Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Mar 26 2021, 1:14:49 UTC * Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Mar 31 2021,...

About the Light surname

Light Name Meaning

nickname for a happy, cheerful person, from Middle English lyght, Old English leoht ‘light’ (not dark), ‘bright’, ‘cheerful’. nickname for someone who was busy and active, from Middle English lyght, Old English lioht ‘light’ (not heavy), ‘nimble’, ‘quick’. The two words leoht and lioht were originally distinct, but they were confused in English from an early period. nickname for a small person, from Middle English lite, Old English l¯t ‘little’, influenced by lyght