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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 Scamander, character in J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"
Newt, character in The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Newt Hardbine, character in Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees"
Newt, character from the cartoon "Toad Patrol"
Newt Kiley, character from the TV series Green Acres