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Newman Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann. (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988.)

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

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Newman Family Origin

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Newman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Newman family was Farming. The most common Newman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Newman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newman.

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Newman Life Expectancy

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