What does Newell mean?
Newell /newell/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Newell is "new hall". Place name. "Hall" is used in old British as a term for the local manor.
(male) Neell, Nelell, ..
(female) Newellda, Newelli, ..
How popular is Newell?
Newell is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#1021 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Newell for boys. Newell reached its top position of #657 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Newell is alike in pronunciation to Neal▼, Neale, Neall, Nealle, Neel, Neil▼, Neile, Neill, Niall, Niel, Noel▲, Noll, Nowel and Nowell. Other suggested similar names are Anwell, Anwill, Ardell, Atwell, Avrell, Bedall, Bedell, Bell, Creswell, Danell, Derell, Derrell, Devell, Elwell, Ewell, Gerall, Hamell, Howell, Jerell, Jorell, Ladell, Ledell, Lennell, Levell, Lovell, Lowell▼, Lydell, Maxwell▲, Merill, Merrell, Naegel, Nagel, Neely, Neille, Nels▼, Nereo, Neven, Nevill, Neville, Nevyle (see Neville), Newlin, Nezer, Nicoll, Niels, Nigel, Nijel, Norwell, Nygel, Orvell (see Orville), Oswell, Peall, Powell, Rendell, Rodell, Rowell, Sewall, Sewell, Terell, Tyrell▼, Verrell and Yudell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Newell.