See also: new, ñew, and new-

English

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Etymology

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  • As an English surname, from the adjective new.
  • Also as an English surname, from a misdivision of Middle English atten ew (at the yew).
  • As a German and Jewish surname, Americanized from Neu.
  • As a Chinese surname, from a Romanization of (niú) (see Niu) and (liáng) (see Liang).

Proper noun

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New

  1. A surname transferred from the nickname.
    • 1980, John Douglas Sinks, Karen Mirinda Cain, Sinks: A Family History, page 9:
      The surname, "New," appears on both Hampshire Co., Virginia and Pendleton Co., Kentucky records.
  2. (Oxford University, informal, uncommon) Ellipsis of New College, Oxford..

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