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Newport meaning and name origin
Newport \ne(w)-po-rt\ as a boy's 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.
A similar baby name is Neper.
Popularity of Newport
Newport is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5299 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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