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Newbill Surname Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Nübel a habitational name from any of several places in Schleswig-Holstein named Nübel or possibly of Niebel .

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


Similar surnames: Newhall, Newbold, Newlin, Newborn, Merrill, Nesbitt, Cowgill, Newburg

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Where is the Newbill family from?

You can see how Newbill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newbill family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newbill families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 14 Newbill families living in Yorkshire. This was about 52% of all the recorded Newbill's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Newbill families in 1891.
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What did your Newbill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Newbill. 27% of Newbill men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Newbill women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newbill were Farm Laborer and Cook. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Waitress
    11%
  • Cook
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 252 immigration records available for the last name Newbill. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Newbill. For the veterans among your Newbill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newbill lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Newbill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Newbill in 1948 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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