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Newsome Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from a place named with the Old English phrase (æt ð?m) neowan husum ‘(at the) new houses’. This and some of the variants listed below are common as place names in northern England. In the form Newsom, the surname is also established in Ireland, being the name of a Quaker family in County Cork.

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


Similar surnames: Ledsome, Newhouse, Newcomb, Newton, Newborn, Welcome, Newham, Nelson

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Newsome Family Origin

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Newsome Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Coml. Traveler

    14%
  • Maltster

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Newsome family was Maltster. The most common Newsome occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Newsome's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk and Coml. Traveler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newsome.

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