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Newborn Surname Meaning

English: variant of Newburn . Possibly an Americanized form of German Neugebo(h)ren Neugeborn (a nickname meaning ‘newborn’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mewborn, Newbern, Welborn, Newton, Newport, Newburg, Newbold, Newark

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Where is the Newborn family from?

You can see how Newborn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newborn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newborn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 63 Newborn families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Newborn's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Newborn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newborn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Solicitor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Newborn. 38% of Newborn men worked as a Solicitor and 70% of Newborn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newborn were Retired Farmer and Unpaid Domestic. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Solicitor
    38%
  • General Labourer
    38%
  • Retired Farmer
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • School Teacher (elementary)
    5%
  • Independent
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Newborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newborn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 338 immigration records available for the last name Newborn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Newborn. For the veterans among your Newborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newborn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Newborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Newborn in 1944 was 32, and 66 in 2004.

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