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About the Newman surname

Newman Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann.

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Looking for documentation of the parents of Simon Newman (1853 - 1895), grandfather of actor Paul Newman. Father may be Joseph Newman. His wife may be either Hannah or Zeidel or Odel/Idel. Her last name may be Roth.