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What does Newport mean?

Newport Pronunciation of Newport [new-port] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Newport is "new port". Place name. In America, the name is known via the Newport Jazz Festival and a brand of mentholated cigarettes. There are ten cities named Newport in America, including the resort of Newport, Rhode Island.

Associated with: old english.


Creative forms:
(male) Naport, Neport, ..


Middle name pairings:
Newport Zyaire (N.Z.), ..

How popular is Newport?

Newport is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#7274 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Newport has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Newport name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Newport outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Neper, Nestor, Nestore, Newbery, Newbury, Newcomb and Newton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Newport.

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