Newhouse Family History

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Newhouse Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a ‘new house’, from Middle English newe + hous, or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with these elements, for example in Cheshire and West Yorkshire. Newsham in Lincolnshire was often Neuhouse in the medieval period, the modern form in -ham representing an alternative from Old English dative plural -um. Translation of Scandinavian Nyhus, German and Ashkenazic Jewish Neuhaus (topographic or habitational names), or Hungarian Újházi, a habitational name for someone from any of various places named with új ‘new’ + ház ‘house’.

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

Similar surnames: Neuhaus, House, Outhouse, Greenhouse, Newsome, Barnhouse, Newham

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Newhouse Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Newhouse name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Newhouse. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Newhouse Family Origin

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Newhouse Family Occupations

What did your Newhouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and N G were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newhouse. A less common occupation for the Newhouse family was Gentleman. The most common Newhouse occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Newhouse's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • N G

  • Gentleman


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Newhouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Newhouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newhouse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Newhouse. 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 Card

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

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Newhouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Newhouse lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Newhouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Newhouse in 1946 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newhouse ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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