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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

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Newport Family Origin

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Newport Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newport. The most common Newport occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Newport's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Newport family was Annuitant.

Source: Census data for Newport | Data not to scale

Newport Historical Records

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Newport Life Expectancy

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Famous Newport Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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