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Newton. Newton. Newton. Hmmm. Fig Newton. I just can't get over that name.
Jesus_Freak  4/6/2007
Sounds pretentious and elitist, and the nickname Newt makes me think of Newt Gingrich, which isn't good at all.
slight night shiver  5/1/2008
Thomas Jerome Newton is the name of the main character in the book and film "The Man Who Fell to Earth," but it's a surname.

I like the sound of it.
MoonAgeDaydreamer  12/21/2008
Newton Fuller is a character in the old play/movie "George Washington Slept Here".

I can't help but hate this name. It's a fine surname, but it was definitely killed for me whenever we did this show and everyone kept over-enunciating the t and making it new-TON. I also think of newts. Gross.
lavieboheme1993  2/15/2009
Brazilian form of Newton is "Nilton".
pmaf  8/6/2009
I can't believe no one has mentioned this, but a famous bearer (having Newton as a surname) is/was (whatever tense it's supposed to be) Sir Isaac Newton.
Meapergirl  11/18/2011
Newton Pulsifer is a character in 'Good Omens' by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Whilst I wouldn't give the name to a human, it suited my cat and I think it a good name for a pet animal.
Severina  2/14/2014
A famous bearer is Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich, former speaker of the House of Respresentatives in the USA, and Republican representative from Georgia. He was named after his father.
earthnut  5/19/2016
British English pronunciation is NYOO-tən.
Ambiversion  6/10/2016
The name Newton was given to 26 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/22/2016
This is the first name of the fictional character, Newt Scamander— from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (the book and the film, I'm going to guess.)
florencescamanders  11/30/2016

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