Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. NOO-bee
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Contributor Contrib.Tim Newby on 12/28/2006
Means "person from Newby", Newby being a combination of the Middle English elements newe "new" and by "farm, settlement" (ultimately from Old Norse býr "farm"). British travel writer Eric Newby (1919-2006) bore this surname.