Newnam Family History

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Newnam Name Meaning

English: variant of Newnham.

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


Similar surnames: Newnum, Newnham, Newham, Newsum, Newsham, Newsom, Burnam, Mecham

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Newnam Family Origin

Where is the Newnam family from?

Newnam Family Occupations

What did your Newnam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Newnam family was Labor. The most common Newnam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Newnam's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newnam.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Labor

    4%
  • Labor

    4%

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

Newnam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Newnam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newnam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Newnam

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Newnam. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Newnam. For the veterans among your Newnam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newnam Life Expectancy

What is the average Newnam lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Newnam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Newnam in 1959 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newnam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newnam 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.

Famous Newnam Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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