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The ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England produced the name of Newcomynd. It was given to a new person in town; a person who had just arrived to live in the area. The name Newcomynd is derived from the Old English elements niwe, which means new, and cumen, which means come. The name is therefore transliterated as "newly come." Nickname surnames were frequently the result of a spontaneous reaction to a particular occasion or event.

Newcomynd Early Origins



The surname Newcomynd was first found in Devon 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 Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Newcomynd Spelling Variations


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Newcomynd Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Newcomynd has appeared include Newcombe, Newcom, Newcomb, Newcome, Newcomen and others.

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Newcomynd Early History


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Newcomynd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Newcomynd research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1610, 1669, 1627 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Newcomynd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Newcomynd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Newcomynd Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Newcomynd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Newcomynd In Ireland


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Newcomynd In Ireland



Some of the Newcomynd family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Newcomynd arrived in North America very early: William Newcome, who settled in Virginia in 1623; Andrew Newcomb, who settled in Maine in 1630; Francis Newcom, who came to New England in 1635 with his wife Rachel and two children.

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