[ 2 syll. new-ton, ne-wt-on ] The baby boy name Newton is pronounced as N-UWTahN †. Newton's language of origin is Old English and it is predominantly used in the English language. The meaning of the name is 'new town'.
Another variant form of Newton is the English contraction Newt.
Newton is an unusual baby boy name. In 1900, 0.031% of baby boys were given the name Newton. It was #293 in rank then. The baby name has steeply declined in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale today. Among all boy names in its family, Newton was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2015.
Baby names that sound like Newton include Nadeem, Nadiem, Nadim, Nandin, Nandyn, Nantin, Nantyn, Natan, Nateane, Nateen, Nateene, Natein, Nateine, Nathen, Nathin, Nathon, Nathun, Nathyn, Natien, and Natiene.
† Pronunciation for Newton: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
A famous person named Newton is Politician Newt Gingrich, born Newton Leroy McPherson 17 June 1943, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.