Newton Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Newton Name Meaning: Habitational-Derives from a pick of many English towns 'New Town'.

A word for 'enclosure,settlement',making it the most common english place names.This is why the origin is fragmented.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Newton Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Newton family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 512
Female Servant 475
Independent 362
Farmer 223
Labourer 211
Male Servant 186
Cotton Weaver 125
Shoe Maker 103
Carpenter 76
Coal Miner 68
Silk Weaver 65
Butcher 59
Ag Labourer 57
Cotton Spinner 55
Weaver 54
Tailor 53
Dress Maker 53
Independant 38
Blacksmith 38
Joiner 38
Gardener 37
Frame Work Knitter 37
Grocer 34
Hatter 33
Apprentice 32

Newton Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Newton 100% 169,325
2 Nawton 83% 237

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The surname Newton is the most popular version of all its varients

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