History of your Surname
Get access to Newlin family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Newlin Family History

Newlin Surname Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Nevelon ancient Germanic Neveling Nivelung (see Niebling ). The ancient Germanic name is a mythological name of uncertain origin in the early history of the royal house of Burgundy. It became a byword for wealth and is most familiar from Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen ‘The Ring of the Nibelung’. Americanized form of Swedish Nylin .

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

Similar surnames: Lewin, Newlon, Newlun, Helin, Merlin, Bellin, Newland, Yellin, Serlin

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Newlin family from?

You can see how Newlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Newlin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 10 Newlin families living in Kent. This was about 29% of all the recorded Newlin's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Newlin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newlin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Newlin. 100% of Newlin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

View Census Data for Newlin | Data not to scale

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Newlin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Newlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newlin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Newlin

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Newlin. 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.

View all Newlin immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Newlin. For the veterans among your Newlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Newlin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Newlin family history

Discover More

What is the average Newlin lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Newlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Newlin in 1949 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newlin

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Newlin family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Newlin last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial