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Origins of the Newsome surname

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About the Newsomes

We have a total number of 23206 records for people with the last name Newsome.

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Where do most Newsomes live?

In 1921, most Newsomes lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Newsomes

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 21,000 records for the Newsome surname. The oldest one dates back to 1486.

Who were Newsomes most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Newsome first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Newsomes

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Newsomes in 1921
Woollen Weaver




Cotton Weaver


Cloth Weaver


Rag Sorter


Common Male occupations for Newsomes in 1921
Coal Miner


Farm Hands


General Labourer


Coal Miner Hewer




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