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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • French : From the new farmland
  • Old English, French : From the manor; kernel

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : topographic name, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + land ‘land’, for someone who lived by a patch of land recently brought into cultivation or recently added to the village, or a habitational name from any of a number of settlements called Newland for this reason.
  • Translation of Scandinavian Nyland or of German Neuland and North German Nieland, from any of several habitational names from places named Neuland or Nieland(e) in Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein.

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