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Newsome Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from a place named with the Old English phrase (æt ð?m) neowan husum ‘(at the) new houses’. This and some of the variants listed below are common as place names in northern England. In the form Newsom, the surname is also established in Ireland, being the name of a Quaker family in County Cork.

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


Similar surnames: Ledsome, Newhouse, Newcomb, Newton, Newborn, Welcome, Newham, Nelson

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Newsome Family Origin

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Newsome Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Newsome family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newsome. The most common Newsome occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Newsome's were Farmers.

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Newsome Life Expectancy

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