Newhouse Family History
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Newhouse Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived in a ‘new house’, from Middle English newe + hous, or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with these elements, for example in Cheshire and West Yorkshire. Newsham in Lincolnshire was often Neuhouse in the medieval period, the modern form in -ham representing an alternative from Old English dative plural -um. Translation of Scandinavian Nyhus, German and Ashkenazic Jewish Neuhaus (topographic or habitational names), or Hungarian Újházi, a habitational name for someone from any of various places named with új ‘new’ + ház ‘house’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press