Newey Family History

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Newey Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived at a ‘new enclosure’ (from Middle English newe + hawe or heye), or a habitational name from some minor place named with these elements (in Old English, neowe + haga). Newhay and Newhey occur several times as place names in Cheshire and Yorkshire.

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

Similar surnames: Newby, New, Dewey, Mewes, Ney, Nebel, Bewley, Nerby, Ewer, Demey

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Newey Family Origin

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Newey Family Occupations

What did your Newey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Newey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Newey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Newey family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Bayman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newey.

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  • Farmer

  • Bayman

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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Newey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Newey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Newey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Newey. For the veterans among your Newey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newey Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Newey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Newey in 1963 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

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