Last name: NEW

Welcome at Geneanet!

Welcome at Geneanet!

With Geneanet, find your ancestors from home, create your family tree for free, and explore and share your family history. Genealogy has never been easier, thanks to our database of 8 billion individuals, and our community of enthusiasts.

All you have to know about the last name NEW

Last name frequency

NEW : This last name is indexed 271,311 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

NEW : 1: English: nickname for a newcomer to an area (though someone new to a position or occupation is also possible) from Middle English newe ‘new’ (Old English nīwe).2: English: topographic name for someone who lived by a yew tree from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten ewe ‘at the yew’ (Old English æt thæm ēowe).3: Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neu.4: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 牛 (see Niu 1) and 梁 (see Liang 1).

Learn more

Variants of last name

The spelling of names may have changed over the centuries. Knowing these names variants will help you build your family tree.

Search a name

Discover your ancestors and build your family tree step by step through billions of data included in our members' family trees and through civil records.

Most popular first names

Most indexed places

Most indexed countries

Available collections for this name