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Origin and popularity of the name TOPPING


Topping : English (Lancashire):: 1: nickname from Middle English topping(e) ‘hair on the head’ probably given to someone with a distinctive head of hair or forelock. See also Topp and Topham.2: perhaps from an unrecorded Old English personal name Topping a pet form of Topp. See also Topp.3: perhaps occasionally a topographic name from Middle English topping ‘hilltop’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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