. It comes from the Old Danish
Many Scandinavian personal names were left in the British Isles as a legacy of the Viking raids which plagued the coastal regions of Britain from the 8th to 10th centuries, and many of these eventually became
, where the family was recorded as early as 1066.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tope research.Another 60 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1202, 1580, and 1639 are included under the topic Early Tope History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Tope has undergone many spelling variations
, including Toop, Toope, Tooppe, Toopes, Toup, Toupe, Tupe, Toowp and many more.