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Newell Family History

Newell Name Meaning
English and Irish: variant of Neville.English: variant of Noel.Irish (north County Kildare): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tnúthghail ‘descendant of Tnúthgal’, a personal name composed of the elements tnúth ‘desire’, ‘envy’ + gal ‘valor’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Newell Families

  • Number of Newell families
     250 - 498
     84 - 249
     1 - 83
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Newell families
     438 - 874
     147 - 437
     1 - 146
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Newell families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Newell Family Origin

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Newell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Newell

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Newell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Newell Civil War Service Records

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