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Newman meaning and name origin
Newman \ne(w)-man\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Newman is "newcomer". First used as a given name in England in the 19th century, probably due to the fame of reforming cleric John Henry (Cardinal) Newman. Actor Paul Newman.
Newman has 4 variant forms: Neuman, Neumann, Newmann and Newsy.
Baby names that sound like Newman are Naaman and Naman.
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Popularity of Newman
Newman is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#300 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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