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Newton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English neowe ‘new’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

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95,243 Military Records
60,019 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Newton Families

  • Number of Newton families
     457 - 911
     153 - 456
     1 - 152
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Newton families
     2,083 - 4,163
     695 - 2,082
     1 - 694
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Newton families
     102 - 202
     35 - 101
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Newton Family Origin

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Newton Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Newton

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Newton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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