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English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English n?owe 'new' + t?n 'enclosure', 'settlement'. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English nēowe 'new' + tūn 'enclosure', 'settlement'. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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