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Newstead Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Newstead, in particular the one in Nottinghamshire, which is named from Old English niwe ‘new’ + stede ‘monastic site’.

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


Similar surnames: Hempstead, Halstead, Winstead, Anstead, Umstead, Bumstead, Neustadt

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Newstead Family Origin

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Newstead Family Occupations

What did your Newstead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boatman and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newstead. A less common occupation for the Newstead family was Gardener. The most common Newstead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Newstead's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Boatman

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Gardener

    9%

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

Newstead Historical Records

What Newstead family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Newstead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newstead 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 Newstead

Passenger List

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

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Newstead Life Expectancy

What is the average Newstead lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Newstead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Newstead in 1962 was 88, and 40 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newstead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newstead 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.

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