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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Voight

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V is for valiant, the way you approach life!

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Voight

Angelina Jolie is an actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She was most active from 1982 to 1982. Angelina was given the name Angelina Jolie Voight by her parents Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand on June 4th, 1975.


Jon Voight is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1963 to present. Jon was given the name Jonathan Vincent Voight on December 29th, 1938 in Yonkers, New York, U.S.


James Haven is an actor and producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. James was given the name James Haven Voight by his parents Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand on May 11th, 1973. James is also known as Voight and James Haven (birth name).


Chip Taylor is a country music singer-songwriter. He was most prominent from 1960 to present. Chip was given the name James Wesley Voight on March 21st, 1940.


Barry Voight is a in the field of volcanology. Barry was born in 1937 in Yonkers, New York, U.S.


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Popularity of Voight as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Voight U.S.
  White 94.20% 64.26%
  African American 0.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Voight

People with the last name Voight are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Voight

  • How Popular is the name Voight? Voight is the 89,518th most popular name of all time. As a last name Voight was the 10,382nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Voight have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Voight in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Voight? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Voight first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Voight is Wednesday, August 13th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Voight born? The highest recorded use of the first name Voight was in 1916 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Voight: Your name in reverse order is Thgiov. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tghovi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Voight? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,103 people with the last name Voight.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Voight? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Voight as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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