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Newton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English neowe ‘new’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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


Similar surnames: Exton, Benton, Kenton, Norton, Elton, Ewton, Belton, Keeton, Denton

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Newton Family Origin

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Newton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Newton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Newton's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Newton family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newton.

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Newton Historical Records

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Newton Life Expectancy

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Famous Newton Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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