New Family History
New Name Meaning
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). 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). Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neu . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 牛 (see Niu ) and 梁 (see Liang ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022