Meaning and Origin of Newton - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Newton

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English, French : From the manor; kernel

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Family name origins & meanings:

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

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