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Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 469 people with the Waight surname? In that year Waight was ranked number 3110 for popularity in the UK.
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Did you know that there are currently 456 people with the Waight surname in the UK? Waight is now ranked number 3611 for popularity in the UK.
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