Newlin Family History
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Newlin Name Meaning
English: from the Old French personal name Nevelon, continental Germanic Neveling, Nivelung (see Niebling). English: possibly a habitational name from East Newlyn, Cornwall, which takes its name from the patron saint of the church there, Niwelina. Probably an Americanized form of German Neuling, a nickname for a newcomer or inexperienced person, from Middle Low German nilinge ‘newly’, ‘recent’. Americanized form of Norwegian and Swedish Nylund.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press