First name origins & meanings:
- Old English, French: From the manor; kernel
- Old Welsh: Pool
First name variations: Newall, Newland, Newbold, Newgate, Newton, Newell, Newl, Newlynn, Nule, Newlyn
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: from the Old French personal name Nevelon,
continental Germanic Neveling, Nivelung (see
- English: possibly a habitational name from
East Newlyn, Cornwall, which takes its name from the patron saint of
the church there, Niwelina.
- Probably an Americanized form of German Neuling, a nickname
for a newcomer or inexperienced person, from Middle Low German
nilinge ‘newly’, ‘recent’.
- Americanized form of
Norwegian and Swedish Nylund.
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