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Newlin Family History

Newlin Name Meaning
English: from the Old French personal name Nevelon, continental Germanic Neveling, Nivelung (see Niebling).English: possibly a habitational name from East Newlyn, Cornwall, which takes its name from the patron saint of the church there, Niwelina.Probably an Americanized form of German Neuling, a nickname for a newcomer or inexperienced person, from Middle Low German nilinge ‘newly’, ‘recent’.Americanized form of Norwegian and Swedish Nylund.

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

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3,707 Military Records
1,203 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Newlin Families

  • Number of Newlin families
     66 - 129
     23 - 65
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Newlin families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Newlin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Newlin Family Origin

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Newlin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Newlin

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Newlin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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