Newell

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
33k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Newell" mean? The list below shows the origins of Newell as well as things modernly associated with the name Newell such as celebrities named Newell.

Origin and Meaning of Newell

"Newell" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the new hall". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A CDP in California, US.
  3. A city/town in Iowa, US.
  4. A borough in Pennsylvania, US.
  5. A city/town in South Dakota, US.
  6. A CDP in West Virginia, US.

Notable Persons With the Name Newell

N. C. Wyeth was an artist. N. was given the name Newell Convers Wyeth on October 22nd, 1882 in Needham, Massachusetts, United States. He left this life on October 19th, 1945.

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Newell Brown is a hockey player. His career lasted from 1984 to 1986. Newell was born on February 14th, 1962 in Cornwall, Ontario.

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Newell Sanders was an office holder. Newell was born on July 12th, 1850 in Bloomington, Indiana. He died on January 26th, 1939.

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Newell Dwight Hillis was an important human. Newell was born on September 2nd, 1858 in Harrison County, Iowa. He breathed his last breath on February 25th, 1929.

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Newell W Banks was a leading somebody. Newell was born on October 10th, 1887. He breathed his last breath on February 17th, 1977.

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Newell Smith Wallbank was an influential human. Newell was born on April 26th, 1875. He breathed his last breath on June 23rd, 1945.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Newell

Gabe Newell is a managing director of valve corporation, chief executive officer, and managing directorofvalve corporation. He was most prominent from 1983 to present. Gabe was given the name Gabe Logan Newell on November 3rd, 1962 in Seattle. Gabe is also known as Gaben.

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Alex Newell is a contemporary r&b, pop music, and soul music actor, singer, and singing. He was most active from 2010 to present. Alex was given the name Alex Eugene Newell on August 20th, 1992 in Lynn, Massachusetts.

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Mike Newell is a director and producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1960. Mike was given the name Michael Cormac Newell on March 28th, 1942 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England.

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Allen Newell was a scientist in the fields of computer science and cognitive psychology. Allen was born on March 19th, 1927 in San Francisco. He breathed his last breath on July 19th, 1992.

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David Newell is an actor. He was most active from 1968 to 1968. David was born on November 24th, 1938 in O'Hara Township, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Nick Newell is a leading somebody. Nick was born on March 17th, 1986 in Milford, Connecticut. Nick is also known as Notorious.

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How popular is the baby name Newell in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 14 0 14
1882 5 0 5
1883 10 0 10
1884 8 0 8
1885 7 0 7
1886 8 0 8
1887 5 0 5
1888 5 0 5
1890 8 0 8
1891 6 0 6
1892 8 0 8
1893 8 0 8
1895 8 0 8
1897 9 0 9
1898 11 0 11
1899 10 0 10
1900 9 0 9
1901 13 0 13
1902 6 0 6
1903 13 0 13
1904 10 0 10
1905 7 0 7
1906 9 0 9
1907 15 0 15
1908 13 0 13
1910 13 0 13
1911 24 0 24
1912 41 0 41
1913 59 0 59
1914 67 6 61
1915 88 6 82
1916 105 9 96
1917 75 0 75
1918 92 9 83
1919 74 0 74
1920 81 6 75
1921 78 5 73
1922 77 0 77
1923 90 9 81
1924 73 6 67
1925 67 7 60
1926 80 5 75
1927 69 6 63
1928 76 5 71
1929 62 0 62
1930 62 0 62
1931 54 0 54
1932 49 0 49
1933 58 0 58
1934 43 0 43
1935 45 0 45
1936 60 0 60
1937 52 0 52
1938 51 0 51
1939 39 0 39
1940 53 0 53
1941 55 0 55
1942 53 0 53
1943 62 0 62
1944 49 0 49
1945 32 0 32
1946 47 0 47
1947 47 0 47
1948 36 0 36
1949 25 0 25
1950 34 0 34
1951 41 0 41
1952 42 0 42
1953 33 0 33
1954 29 0 29
1955 32 0 32
1956 29 0 29
1957 19 0 19
1958 24 0 24
1959 28 0 28
1960 17 0 17
1961 15 0 15
1962 23 0 23
1963 18 0 18
1964 16 0 16
1965 15 0 15
1966 16 0 16
1967 16 0 16
1968 12 0 12
1969 15 0 15
1970 24 0 24
1971 18 0 18
1972 8 0 8
1973 14 0 14
1974 9 0 9
1975 9 0 9
1976 5 0 5
1977 11 0 11
1978 8 0 8
1979 6 0 6
1980 9 0 9
1982 8 0 8
1983 5 0 5
1985 9 0 9
1986 5 0 5
1987 6 0 6
1988 5 0 5
1989 7 0 7
1990 8 0 8
1991 9 0 9
1993 9 0 9
1995 5 0 5
1997 5 0 5
1998 7 0 7
1999 8 0 8
2008 5 0 5
2009 10 0 10
2010 5 0 5
2014 5 0 5

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Popularity of Newell as a first name

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Popularity of Newell as a last name

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Common last names for Newell

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Wright
  • Jones
  • Taylor
  • Anderson
  • Miller
  • Stewart
  • King

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Newell U.S.
  White 79.08% 64.26%
  African American 15.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Newell

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

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Fun Facts about the name Newell

  • How Popular is the name Newell? Newell is the 4,780th most popular name of all time. As a last name Newell was the 1,064th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Newell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,304 babies born with the first name Newell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Newell to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Newell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Newell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Newell is Saturday, January 19th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Newell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Newell was in 1916 with a total of 96 babies.
  • Random Newell Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Newell is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Newell: Your name in reverse order is Llewen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nlewle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Newell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 32,909 people with the last name Newell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Newell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Newell as their last name.

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What does the name Newell mean?

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Wis for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Lis for love, your love of life!

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.