Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword top.
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Abeygunasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" combined with गुण (guna) meaning "quality, property, attribute" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Abeysekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अभय (abhaya) meaning "fearless" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Agatsuma Japanese (Rare)
From 上 (aga) meaning "upper, top, above" and 妻 (tsuma) meaning "wife, spouse".... [more]
Akamine Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 嶺 (mine) meaning "mountain peak, mountain ridge".
Amarasekara Sinhalese
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal, undying" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Aomine Japanese
Written 青嶺 (青 ao, meaning "blue") (嶺 mine, meaning "peak"). It is the surname of a character in the anime/manga Kuroko no Basket.
Babao Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano babaw meaning "top, above, over".
Baş Turkish
Means "head, top" or "leader" in Turkish.
Bibylty Ossetian
Derived from Georgian ბიბილო (bibilo) meaning "scar" or "crest", used to refer to a person with a distinctive scar on their face.
Blankenship English
Variant of Blenkinsop, a surname derived from a place in Northumberland called Blenkinsopp. The place name possibly derives from Cumbric blaen "top" and kein "back, ridge", i.e. "top of the ridge", combined with Old English hōp "valley" (compare Hope).
Broccoli Italian, Sicilian
From the Italian plural for “The flowering crest of a cabbage”. Best known as the surname of the (Calabrian-originated) Sicilian American family who made James Bond internationally famous, by making movies (loosely) based on the books where the titular antihero himself appeared.
Catapano Italian
Means "catapan, governor of a catepanate", ultimately from Byzantine Greek κατεπάνω (katepánō) "(the one) placed at the top, or the topmost".
Chandrasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Chrysler German, Jewish
From a German name referring to spinning or related to a Yiddish word, krayzl meaning "spinning top." The name can refer to a potter who spun a wheel to make utensils or to a person with curly hair or someone known for being continually active... [more]
Coggill English
Recorded in several forms as shown below, this is a surname of two possible nationalities and origins. Firstly it may be of Scottish locational origins, from the lands of Cogle in the parish of Watten, in Caithness, or secondly English and also locational from a place called Cogges Hill in the county of Oxfordshire... [more]
Cresta Italian, Romansh
Derived from Italian and Romansh cresta "crest" (ultimately from Latin crista). This name was perhaps applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by the crest of a mountain or as a nickname with reference to the comb of a rooster.
Dhanasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit धन (dhana) meaning "wealth, riches, prize" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Dheerasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit धीर (dhira) meaning "steady, firm, courageous" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Fuchinoue Japanese
Fuchi means "abyss, pool, deep end", no is a possessive particle, and ue means "upper, top, above".
Gambier French
Derived from gambier, a Northern French variant of jambier, the masculine form of jambière "greave (a piece of armour that protects the leg, especially the shin, and occasionally the tops of the feet)"... [more]
Gunasekara Sinhalese
From Sanskrit गुण (guna) meaning "talent, virtue, quality, merit" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Hanaue Japanese
From Japanese 花 (hana) meaning "flower" or 華 (hana) meaning "flower, petal" combined with 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper, superior" or 植 (ue) meaning "planting".
Hokinoue Japanese (Rare)
Hoki means "cave, grotto, den", no means "of, therefore", and ue means "upper, top, above". ... [more]
Homura Japanese
This surname is used as 保村, 甫村 or 穂村 with 保 (ho, hou, tamo.tsu) meaning "guarantee, keep, preserve, protect, support, sustain", 甫 (fu, ho, haji.mete, suke) meaning "for the first time, not until", 穂 (sui, ho) meaning "crest (of wave), ear, ear (of grain), head" and 村 (son, mura) meaning "town, village."... [more]
Hovda Norwegian
Habitational name from the many farmsteads in Norway named Hovda. Derived from Old Norse hófði "rounded peak", itself derived from Old Norse hofuð "head".
Ikegami Japanese
From Japanese 池 (ike) meaning "pool, pond" and 上 (kami) meaning "above, top, upper".
Ikenoue Japanese
Ike means "river", no is a possessive particle and ue means "upper, top".
Ishimine Japanese
Ishi means "stone" and mine means "peak".
Jayasekara Sinhalese
From Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Kamimura Japanese
Kami means "god" or "top, upper" and mura means "village, hamlet "
Kamisaka Japanese
Kami can mean "god" or "above, upper, top" and saka means "hill, slope."
Karunasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, mercy" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Katōno Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ka) meaning "above, top, upper", 遠 (tō) meaning "distant, far off" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Komine Japanese
Ko mean "small" or "light" and mine means "peak".
Kozue Japanese (Rare)
This surname is used as 梢, 小梢 or 梢江 with 梢 (shou, kusunoki, kozue) meaning "treetops, twig", 小 (shou, o-, ko-, sa-, chii.sai) meaning "little, small" and 江 (kou, e) meaning "bay, creek, inlet."... [more]
Kreisel German, Jewish
Jewish family name and originally a nickname for an active or disorganized person, derived from German kreisel meaning "spinning top, top", ultimately from kreis "circle". Alternatively, it could've be used as a nickname for a person with curly hair in the context of "spiral" or "curl".
Kulasekara Sinhalese
From Sanskrit कुल (kula) meaning "family" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Künnis Estonian
Künnis is an Estonian surname meaning "threshold" and "doorstep" and "crest".
Mäepea Estonian
Mäepea is an Estonian surname meaning "hill head" ("top of the hill").
Mendiburu Basque
Means "top of the mountain" in Basque.
Menon Malayalam
Means "accountant" in Malayalam, itself derived from the title മേലവൻ (melavan) meaning "overseer, boss, exalted one", from മേല (mel) meaning "top, above, high" and the third person pronoun അവൻ (avan) meaning "he".
Mikami Japanese
From Japanese 三 (mi) meaning "three" and 上 (kami) meaning "above, top, upper".
Minakami Japanese
From the 水 (mina) meaning "water" and 上 (kami) meaning "above, top, upper". 水上 is often pronounced suijou, and it means "seaplane" in Japanese.
Mine Japanese
This surname is used as 岑, 峯, 峰, 嶺, 三根, 美根, 美祢, 美禰 or 見根 with 岑 (gin, shin, mine), an outdated character meaning "mountaintop, peak," 峯/峰 (hou, ne, mine) meaning "peak, summit," 嶺 (ryou, rei, mine) meaning with the same meaning as 峯/峰, 三 (san, zou, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three," 美 (bi, mi, utsuku.shii) meaning "beauty/iful," 見 (ken, mi.eru, mi.seru, mi.ru) meaning "chances, hopes, idea, look at, opinion, see, visible," 根 (kon, ne, -ne) meaning "head (pimple), radical, root" and 祢/禰 (dei, nai, ne) meaning "ancestral shrine."... [more]
Minegishi Japanese
From Japanese 嶺 (mine) meaning "peak, summit" and 岸 (kishi) meaning "beach, seashore, bank".
Minegishi Japanese
From Japanese 嶺 or 峰 (mine) meaning "peak, summit, ridge" and 岸 (kishi) meaning "beach, seashore, bank".
Mineo Japanese
Mine means "peak" and i means "tail".
Mineta Japanese
From Japanese 峯 (mine) meaning "peak, summit" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Mineyama Japanese
Mine means "peak" and yama means "mountain, hill".
Murakami Japanese
From Japanese 村 (mura) meaning "town, village" and 上 (kami) meaning "start, high place, top".
Nakagami Japanese
From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 上 (kami) meaning "above, top, upper".
Nakamine Japanese
From Japanese 中 (naka) meaning "middle" and 嶺 (mine) meaning "peak, summit".
Nogami Japanese
From Japanese 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness" and 上 (kami) meaning "above, top, upper".
Norimine Japanese
Possibly from 儀 (nori) meaning "rites, ceremonies" and 嶺 (mine) meaning "peak, summit".
Okanoue Japanese
Oka means "ridge, hill", no is a possessive article and ue means "above, top, upper".
Omine Japanese
O means "big, great, large" and mine means "peak".
Pengelly Cornish
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations in Cornwall named Pengelly, from Cornish penn meaning "head, top, end" and gelli or gilly meaning "copse, grove".
Penrose Cornish, Welsh
Originally meant "person from Penrose", Cornwall, Herefordshire and Wales ("highest part of the heath or moorland"). It is borne by the British mathematician Sir Roger Penrose (1931-).... [more]
Penry Welsh, Cornish, English
Derived from Welsh ap Henry meaning "son of Henry". It is also a variant of Pendray, which is derived from a place name in Cornwall meaning "top of the village" in Middle Cornish... [more]
Pickup English
The name is derived from when the family resided in Pickup or Pickup Bank in Lancashire. This place-name was originally derived from the Old English word Pic-copp which referred to those individuals who "lived on a hill with a sharp peak."
Puigdemont Catalan
Means "top of the hill" or "peak of the mountain". It is derived from Catalan puig meaning "hill, peak" combined with either damunt meaning "on top, above", or munt (a diminutive of muntanya) meaning "mountain", using the preposition d'... [more]
Rajasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit राज (raja) meaning "king" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Roka Japanese
Japanese name meaning "White crest of the wave".
Ryumine Japanese
竜/龍 (Ryu) means "Dragon, Imperial" and 嶺,峰,峯 (Mine) means "Peak, Summit, Mountaintop".
Sakagami Japanese
From Japanese 坂 or 阪 (saka) meaning "slope" and 上 (kami) meaning "high place, top".
Samarasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit समर (samara) meaning "conflict, struggle" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Sedda Italian
From a place name in Sardinia, meaning "top of a mountain". May alternately derive from Sardinian sedda "saddle", indicating the bearer's occupation.
Shishimine Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 獅 (shishi), script-changed from 猪 (shishi) meaning "sus scrofa" and 峯 (mine) meaning "peak; summit".... [more]
Suenaga Japanese
From Japanese 末 (sue) meaning "tip, end, top" and 永 (naga) meaning "perpetual, eternal".
Sueyoshi Japanese
From Japanese 末 (sue) meaning "tip, end, top" and 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck".
Sumanasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit सुमन (sumana) meaning "good-minded, benevolent" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Takamine Japanese
Tákats means "high, expensive" and mine means "peak".
Takinoue Japanese
Taki means "waterfall", no is a possessive particle meaning "therefore, of", and ue means "top, above, upper".
Taue Japanese
From Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper".
Tepe Turkish
Means "hill, top, peak" in Turkish.
Tokinoue Japanese (Rare)
Toki means "time", no means "therefore, of", and ue means "above, top, upper".
Toupin French, Breton, Norman
nickname from Old French toupin "spinning-top". in rare instances in the south probably from Old Occitan toupin "small earthenware pot" used as a metonymic occupational name for a potter.
Uekawa Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Uemoto Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Uemura Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" or 植 (ue) meaning "plant" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Uenosono Japanese
From 上 (ue) meaning "top, upper, above", ノ or の (no) being a possessive particle, and 園 (sono) meaning "garden, plantation, orchard".
Ueoka Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge".
Uesaka Japanese
Ue means "upper, top, above" and saka means "hill, slope".... [more]
Ueshita Japanese
Ue means "upper, top, above" and shita means "below, under".
Ueyama Japanese
From Japanese 上 (ue) meaning "above, top, upper" and 山 (yama) meaning "mountain".
Van 't Boveneind Dutch
Means "from Boveneind", the name of various places in the Netherlands, itself meaning "from the top end" in Dutch. It is derived from boven meaning "upper, upstream" and eind meaning "edge, end".
Weerasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man, brave" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Wickramasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit विक्रम (vikrama) meaning "stride, pace" or "valour" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Wie Korean
Means “top” in Korean. Most known for Korean American golfer Michelle Wie West
Wijayasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Wijesekara Sinhalese
From Sanskrit विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Wimalasekara Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit विमल (vimala) meaning "clean, pure, spotless" and शेखर (shekhara) meaning "crest, peak, top".
Yamanoue Japanese
Yama means "mountain", no is a possessive article, and ue means "above, top, upper".
Yonamine Japanese
From the Japanese 與 or 与(yo) "together with," 那 (na) "what" and 嶺 (mine) "peak," "summit."