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Newport Family History

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

361,705 Historical Documents with Newport on Ancestry.co.uk
83,097 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
18,630 Military Records
3,467 Immigration Records
50,911 Census and Voter Lists
205,600 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Newport Families

  • Number of Newport families
     143 - 284
     48 - 142
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Newport families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Newport census records

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Newport Family Origin

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Newport Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Newport Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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Newport Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Newport census records

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Military Service by Newport

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