Weight records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Weight family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Weight surname or get a copy of the Weight family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Weight Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Weight Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Weight family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 719 people with the Weight surname in the UK? Weight is now ranked number 3363 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Weight surname in the USA? Weight is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Weight Databases

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Some Famous People with the surname of Weight

Wikipedia Douglas Weight (born January 21, 1971 in Warren, Michigan) is an American professional ice hockey player and team captain, currently of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Wikipedia Carel Weight (1907 ? 13 August 1997) was an English painter.