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Newsom Name Meaning

English: variant of Newsome .

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

Similar surnames: Newsum, Newson, Newcom, Newsham, Newcome, Newcombe, Beckom, Reason

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Where is the Newsom family from?

You can see how Newsom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newsom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newsom families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 31 Newsom families living in Ontario. This was about 45% of all the recorded Newsom's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Newsom families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newsom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newsom ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Newsom. 100% of Newsom 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 53,000 census records available for the last name Newsom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newsom 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Newsom. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Newsom. For the veterans among your Newsom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newsom lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Newsom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Newsom in 1944 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

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