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Gender: Male Meaning of Newman: "newcomer" Origin of Newman: English

The name Newman is a boy's name of English origin meaning "newcomer". Newman and is often added to lists like Names That Mean New Beginnings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents".

From the experts:

Family name best used in the middle, especially since it was seen as the portly postman in Seinfeld.

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Famous People Named Newman

Paul Newman, American actor
Randy Newman, singer/songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Newman

Newman, character from TV's "Seinfeld"
Ryan Newman, character from TV's "Wilfred," played by Elijah Wood

Numen, Neimon, Newmann, Numan, Neuman, Neimann, Neiman, Neumann


Zelliew Says:


The first thing I thought of too

NaomiNY Says:


Hellooo, Jerry.

Sophielacey92 Says:


hellooo newman!