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Newport Name Meaning

Southern English: habitational name from any of several places so called, from Old English neowe ‘new’ + port ‘market town’ (see Port 2).

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

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Newport Family Origin

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Newport Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Newport family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newport. The most common Newport occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Newport's were Farmers.

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Newport Life Expectancy

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Famous Newport Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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