Top Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from Middle Dutch top, Middle Low German topp ‘crown of the head’, ‘plait’, ‘lock of hair’, hence a nickname referring to a feature of someone’s head, perhaps baldness or a particular hairstyle. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Yiddish top ‘pot’.

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

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Top Family Origin

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Top Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Top family was Farming. The most common Top occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Top's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Top.

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Top Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Top life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Top in 1964 was 80, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Top

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