When Morris Haight was born on 13 April 1799, in New York, United States, his father, Robert Haight, was 28 and his mother, Phebe Tripp, was 20. He married Lois Myrick on 11 October 1821. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Lorraine, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1865 and Delafield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States in 1870. He died on 7 October 1870, in Hartland, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Village Of Hartland Cemetery, Hartland, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.
possibly a variant of Hight , a topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.
perhaps sometimes a nickname from Middle English hait ‘merry; revelry’.