Newt
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
NOOT
Meaning
New town or settlement
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Newt is a diminutive of Newton. Newton originates in Old English language and means "new town, settlement". Originally, it was used as a surname and as a surname it functions until today, the famous bearer being the British physicist, mathematician and astronomer Sir Isaac Newton. As a masculine given name the usage of Newton has declined lately.

Famous Newts

Newt Gingrich - politician
Newt Hunter - baseball player
Newt Randall - baseball player

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