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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. NOO-bee  [key]

Meaning & History

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.
Added 12/28/2006 by Tim Newby
Edited 2/13/2020 by Mike C, Beautiful Victory, Frollein Gladys and more