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Gender: Male Meaning of Newton: "new town" Origin of Newton: English

The name Newton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "new town". Newton and is often added to lists like Names That Mean New Beginnings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 T.I.G.E.R.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (BOYS)".

From the experts:

Named after Isaac. Or Wayne.

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Famous People Named Newton

Newton Knight, American Southern Unionist in Mississippi during the Civil War
Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich, American politician
(Sam) Newton Battenberg Faulkner, English singer-songwriter
Cody Newton Gifford, son of Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford
Cameron "Cam" Newton, American football player
Sir Isaac Newton, first came up with the theory of gravity

Pop Culture References for the name Newton

Newton Artemis Fido "Newt" Scamander, a main character in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them"
Newton 'Newt' Livingston, a main character on Cory in the House
Newton "Newt" Geiszler, a scientist in the film Pacific Rim
Newton, family name in the "Beethoven" movies
Michael "Mike" Newton, a character in the Twilight Sage



cmariac Says:


Wondering if this name will become more popular since the new Harry Potter movie... I loved the movie, so obv I like it now, but I wonder if it will be the next Luna? :)

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


I know someone with the last name Newton. And let me tell you, EVERYONE throughout her school years asked if she was related to Isaac Newton.