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Newnham Family History

Newnham Name Meaning
English: habitational name of the same etymology as Newham. The middle -n- comes from the weak dative form, neowan of Old English neowe, originally used after a preposition. There are places named Newnham in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire.

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

130,036 Historical Documents with Newnham on Ancestry.co.uk
36,593 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,709 Military Records
3,118 Immigration Records
28,685 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Newnham Families

  • Number of Newnham families
     188 - 373
     63 - 187
     1 - 62
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Newnham families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Newnham census records

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Newnham Family Origin

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Newnham Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Newnham Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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Newnham Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

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Military Service by Newnham

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