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Newall Family History

Newall Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Newhall, Newell, Neall, Newill, Sewall, Wall, Ewald, Jewell, Neal

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Where is the Newall family from?

You can see how Newall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newall families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 45 Newall families living in Ontario. This was about 76% of all the recorded Newall's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Newall families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Newall. 18% of Newall men worked as a Farmer.

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Labourer
    14%
  • Farmers Son
    14%
  • Best Workers
    11%
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Newall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newall 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Newall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Newall. For the veterans among your Newall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newall lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Newall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Newall in 1952 was 25, and 78 in 2003.

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