Meaning and Origin of: Topp

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.