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Newberry Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Newbury, named with the Old English elements neowe ‘new’ + burh ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’ (see Berry 1 and Bury).

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


Similar surnames: Berry, Rowberry, Dewberry, Newey, Newby, Newborn, Yarberry, Mayberry

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Newberry Family Origin

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Newberry Family Occupations

What did your Newberry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Newberry. 2% of Newberry men worked as a General Labourer and 56% of Newberry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newberry were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Gardener
    1%
  • Carpenter
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Newberry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 71,000 census records available for the last name Newberry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newberry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Newberry. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Newberry. For the veterans among your Newberry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newberry Life Expectancy

What is the average Newberry lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Newberry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Newberry in 1945 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

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