"a small salamander"

Newt Origin and Meaning

The name Newt is a boy's name of English origin meaning "a small salamander".
Rarely used on its own and irrevocably tied to former House Speaker Gingrich -- who was christened Newton.

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Famous People Named Newt

  • Newton Leroy "Newt" GingrichAmerican politician

Newt in Pop Culture

  • Newton Artemis Fido "Newt" Scamandercharacter in J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"
  • Newtcharacter in The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Newt Hardbinecharacter in Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees"
  • Newtcharacter from the cartoon "Toad Patrol"
  • Newt Kileycharacter from the TV series Green Acres
  • Newton "Newt" Pulsifercharacter from the book and TV series "Good Omens"
  • Newton "Newt" Geiszlercharacter in the movie "Pacific Rim"

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