Topp Name Meaning

English: from the Old English byname Topp meaning ‘tuft’, ‘crest’, or the cognate Old Norse Toppr. German: from Low German topp ‘point’, ‘tree top’, hence a topographic name; or alternatively a metonymic occupational name or nickname from the same word in the sense ‘braid’. German: variant of Dopp. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Top.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Top, Copp, Kopp, Tapp, Hopp, Stopp, Sopp, Popp, Stoop, Tropp

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Topp Family Origin

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Topp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Topp occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Topp's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Topp. A less common occupation for the Topp family was Ag Labourer.

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Topp Historical Records

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Topp Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Topp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Topp in 1952 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Topp

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