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Newhouse Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a ‘new house’, from Middle English newe + hous, or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with these elements, for example in Cheshire and West Yorkshire. Newsham in Lincolnshire was often Neuhouse in the medieval period, the modern form in -ham representing an alternative from Old English dative plural -um. Translation of Scandinavian Nyhus, German and Ashkenazic Jewish Neuhaus (topographic or habitational names), or Hungarian Újházi, a habitational name for someone from any of various places named with új ‘new’ + ház ‘house’.

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

Similar surnames: Neuhaus, House, Outhouse, Greenhouse, Newsome, Barnhouse, Newham

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Newhouse Family Origin

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Newhouse Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Pearl Button Cutter

  • General Laborer

  • (General) Laborer


In 1881, Farmer, Pearl Button Cutter and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newhouse. A less common occupation for the Newhouse family was (General) Laborer. The most common Newhouse occupation in the UK was Farmer. 19% of Newhouse's were Farmers.

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