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Newhall Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English newe ‘new’ + hall ‘hall’, denoting someone who lived by or worked in a newly built hall or manor house, or possibly a habitational name from any of various minor places so named (from Old English niwe + hall), for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire.

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


Similar surnames: Newham, Newbold, Newland, Dowdall, Sewell, Pownall, Newark, Newnham

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Where is the Newhall family from?

You can see how Newhall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newhall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newhall families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Newhall families living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Newhall's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Newhall families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newhall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newhall ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Newhall. 12% of Newhall men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Newhall women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newhall were Clerk and Housewife.

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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

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Newhall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newhall 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Newhall. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Newhall. For the veterans among your Newhall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newhall lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Newhall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Newhall in 1953 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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