Definition of hight in English:

hight

adjective

literary, archaic
  • [predicative] Named.

    ‘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, from Old English heht, past tense of hātan command, call, or name of Germanic origin; related to Dutch heten and German heissen.

Pronunciation

hight

/hīt/