Newingham Family History

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Newingham Name Meaning

English: variant of Newenham, itself a variant of Newham, with the adjective (Old English neowe ‘new’) retaining the weak dative -an inflection, originally used after a preposition and article. The English surname is also established in Ireland (County Cork), having been taken there by an English family in the mid 17th century.

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

Similar surnames: Newnham, Wickham, Bellingham, Bingham, Winham, Windham, Newham

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Newingham Family Origin

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Newingham Family Occupations

What did your Newingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Newingham family was Blacksmith. The most common Newingham occupation in the USA was Saddler. 27% of Newingham's were Saddlers. Saddler, Farmer and Sewing Machine Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newingham.

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  • Saddler

  • Farmer

  • Sewing Machine Agent

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Newingham ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Newingham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Newingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newingham 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Newingham. 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 557 military records available for the last name Newingham. For the veterans among your Newingham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newingham Life Expectancy

What is the average Newingham lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Newingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Newingham in 1960 was 56, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newingham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newingham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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