Dwight Liggett in the US

  1. #5,874,149 Dwight Layne
  2. #5,874,150 Dwight Leatherman
  3. #5,874,151 Dwight Ledford
  4. #5,874,152 Dwight Levi
  5. #5,874,153 Dwight Liggett
  6. #5,874,154 Dwight Lintz
  7. #5,874,155 Dwight Lipscomb
  8. #5,874,156 Dwight Liston
  9. #5,874,157 Dwight Litson
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Meaning & Origins

Transferred use of the surname, which probably comes from the medieval English female name Diot, a pet form of Dionysia (see Dennis). It is found mainly in North America, where its increase in popularity after the Second World War was a result of the fame of the American general and president Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969). He was named in honour of the New England philosopher Timothy Dwight (1752–1817) and his brother Theodore Dwight (1764–1846).
639th in the U.S.
English (now found mainly in northern Ireland): topographic name from Middle English lidyate ‘gate in a fence between plowed land and meadow’ (Old English hlid-geat ‘swing-gate’), or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, as for example Lidgate in Suffolk or Lydiate in Lancashire.
6,914th in the U.S.

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