Definition of hight in English:

hight

adjective

archaic, literary
  • predicative Named; called.

    ‘a little pest, hight Tommy Moore’
    • ‘I am hight Tudor as Beta hath told thee and I abide in mine estate many a league distant from here.’

Origin

Middle English: past participle of hight ‘to name or command’, from Old English heht, past tense of hātan ‘to command, call, or name’, of Germanic origin.

Pronunciation

hight

/hʌɪt/