Newal History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Newal family

The surname Newal was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Newal family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Newal research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1130, 1296, and 1601 are included under the topic Early Newal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Newal Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Newell, Newall, Newhall, Newill and others.

Early Notables of the Newal family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Newal family to Ireland

Some of the Newal family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 71 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Newal family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Abraham Newel, whol came to Boston in 1634; Grace Newell, who arrived in Salem in 1634; Peter Newell, who settled in Virginia in 1653; Mathew Newall, who settled in Virginia in 1698.



The Newal Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Diligentia ditat
Motto Translation: Industry renders rich.


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