When William Light was christened on 11 March 1832, in Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Light, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Quinton, was 37. He married Esther Gwyer on 1 December 1852. He died about March 1861, at the age of 29.
English: from Middle English liht ‘light, active’ (Old English lēoht).
English: topographic name from Middle English liht, leht ‘light’ (Old English lēoht), used for a ‘light place, clearing, glade’.
English: nickname from Middle English lit ‘little’ (Old English lȳt). Compare Little .
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