Meaning and Name Origin
Newton \ne(w)-ton\ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Newton is "new town". Place name first used as a given name in the 19th century. Entertainer Wayne Newton; scientist Isaac Newton.
Newton is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#966 out of 1220, Top 79%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#367 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Newton for boys. Newton reached its highest rank of #220 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)