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Gender: M Meaning of Newt: "a small salamander" Origin of Newt: English

Rarely used on its own and irrevocably tied to former House Speaker Gingrich -- who was christened Newton.

Famous People Named Newt

Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich, American politician

Pop Culture References for the name Newt

Newt Kiley, from the TV series Green Acres
Newt Scamander, A character created by J.K. Rowling
Newt, from The Maze Runner by James Dashner