Newton Family History
Newton Name Meaning
English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places in England and Scotland so named from Old English nīwe ‘new’ + tūn ‘farmstead settlement’ or Middle English neue ‘new’ + toun ‘settlement town’. According to Ekwall this is the commonest English placename. For this reason the surname has a highly fragmented origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022