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Newlon Family History

Newlon Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Americanized form of Norwegian and Swedish Nylund.

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


Similar surnames: Newlin, Newlun, Newlan, Nelson, Neilson, Newborn, Newcom, Hewson

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Where is the Newlon family from?

You can see how Newlon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newlon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newlon families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Newlon families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Newlon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Newlon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newlon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newlon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Newlon. 21% of Newlon men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Newlon women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newlon were Truck Driver and Seamstress.

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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
    21%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Newlon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newlon 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 413 immigration records available for the last name Newlon. 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 Newlon. For the veterans among your Newlon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newlon lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Newlon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Newlon in 1940 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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