Last name: NEWTON

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NEWTON : This last name is indexed 614,735 times on Geneanet!

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NEWTON : English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places in England and Scotland so named from Old English nīwe ‘new’ + tūn ‘farmstead settlement’ or Middle English neue ‘new’ + toun ‘settlement town’. According to Ekwall this is the commonest English placename. For this reason the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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