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

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In 1880, Farmer, Bayman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newey. 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.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Bayman

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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Newey Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, 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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