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Newbold Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly constructed dwelling, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + bold ‘building’. There are several places (in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire) named with the same elements in Old English (neowe + bold), and the surname may also be derived from any or all of them.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bold, Newland, Penfold, Newby, Newborn, Wold, Newport, Newbill

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Where is the Newbold family from?

You can see how Newbold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newbold family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newbold families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 12 Newbold families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Newbold's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Newbold families in 1911.
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What did your Newbold ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Newbold. 50% of Newbold men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Newbold women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newbold were Labourer and 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 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Agent
    25%
  • Labourer
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housework
    50%
  • Domestic
    50%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Newbold. 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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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Newbold. For the veterans among your Newbold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newbold lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Newbold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Newbold in 1948 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

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