Meaning and Origin of: Topel

Family name origins & meanings

  • German (Töpel) : habitational name from Töpeln near Leipzig; Bahlow also makes reference to Tepl in Bohemia and Töppeln near Gera, probably all deriving their names from Slavic topol ‘poplar’.
  • German : from Slavic toplu ‘warm’, possibly applied as a nickname.
  • Jewish (from Poland) : from Polish topiel ‘whirlpool’.