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Newill Surname Meaning

English and Irish (or Norman origin): variant of Neville .

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

Similar surnames: Newell, Nevill, Nevil, Newville, Neild, Neall, Neils, Nevils, Nevills

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Where is the Newill family from?

You can see how Newill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newill family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newill families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Newill families living in Ontario. This was about 90% of all the recorded Newill's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Newill families in 1911.
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What did your Newill ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Newill. 100% of Newill 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
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Newill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newill 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 692 immigration records available for the last name Newill. 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 956 military records available for the last name Newill. For the veterans among your Newill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newill lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Newill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Newill in 1963 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

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