Newey Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived at a ‘new enclosure’ (from Middle English newe + hawe or heye), or a habitational name from some minor place named with these elements (in Old English, neowe + haga). Newhay and Newhey occur several times as place names in Cheshire and Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Newby, New, Dewey, Mewes, Ney, Nebel, Bewley, Nerby, Ewer, Demey

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Newey Family Origin

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Newey Family Occupations

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  • Brass Founder

    3%
  • Jeweller

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Newey occupation in the UK was Brass Founder. 3% of Newey's were Brass Founders. Brass Founder, Jeweller and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newey. A less common occupation for the Newey family was Coal Miner.

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Newey Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Newey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Newey in 1963 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newey

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