Meaning and name origin
Newton \ne(w)-ton\ as a boy's 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 popular first name for males (#966 out of 1220, Top 79%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#367 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Newton for boys. Newton reached its highest rank of #220 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).