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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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Newell Family Origin

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Newell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Newell family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newell. The most common Newell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Newell's were Farmers.

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Newell Life Expectancy

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