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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Newby

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  1. The name of several places in northern England and elsewhere (meaning new settlement)
  2. An English habitational surname​ for someone from one of these places.

Notable Persons Named Newby

Newby was born on April 13th, 1905 in Newport, Texas. He left this life on July 19th, 1993.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Newby

Cosey Fanni Tutti is an industrial music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1969. Cosey was given the name Christine Newby on November 4th, 1951 in Hull, England, UK.


Eric Newby was an author, travel writer, and travel literature. He has been prominent since 1956. Eric was born on December 6th, 1919 in Hammersmith. He breathed his last breath on October 20th, 2006.


The Lord Newby is a Deputy Government Chief Whip in the House of Lords, Deputy Government Chief Whipin theHouse of Lords, and Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard. The was born on February 14th, 1953.


P. H. Newby was a writer. P. was born on June 25th, 1918 in Crowborough. He left this life on September 6th, 1997.


Dangerfield was born in 1815 in Culpeper County, Virginia. He died on October 16th, 1859.


Craig Newby is a rugby player.


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Popularity of Newby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Newby U.S.
  White 70.63% 64.26%
  African American 23.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Newby

People with the last name Newby are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Newby

  • How Popular is the name Newby? As a last name Newby was the 3,148th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Newby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Newby is Monday, April 29th, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Newby? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Newby. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Newby: Your name in reverse order is Ybwen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wbnye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Newby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,483 people with the last name Newby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Newby? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Newby as their last name.

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