Newnham Family History

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Newnham Name Meaning

English: habitational name of the same etymology as Newham. The middle -n- comes from the weak dative form, neowan of Old English neowe, originally used after a preposition. There are places named Newnham in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire.

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


Similar surnames: Newham, Newingham, Downham, Burnham, Denham, Needham, Benham, Derham

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Newnham Family Origin

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Newnham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Teamster

    33%

In 1881, the most common Newnham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Newnham's were Farmers. Farmer and Teamster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Newnham.

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