The surname Topor may refer to:
Tublatanka is a Slovak rock band formed in the autumn of 1982 in Bratislava, Slovakia, best known for the hits "Pravda víťazí" and "Dnes" (Today). The band's classic lineup consisted of Maťo Ďurinda, Palo Horváth, and Juraj "Ďuro" Černý from 1982 to 1992. In 1992, Palo exited the band, leaving Maťo and Ďuro to record their 1993 album with Maťo composing guitar and bass melodies. Ďuro left the band in 1995 due to complications with drugs. Currently, the band consists of Maťo Ďurinda, Juraj Topor, and Peter Schlosser.
The Men's 20 kilometre individual biathlon competition at the 2002 Winter Olympics was held on 11 February, at Soldier Hollow. Competitors raced over five loops of a 4.0 kilometre skiing course, shooting four times, twice prone and twice standing. Each miss resulted in one minute being added to a competitor's skiing time.
Marcela Topor is a Romanian journalist, and the wife of Spanish politician and journalist Carles Puigdemont, the ex President of Catalonia's Generalitat. She holds a degree in English philology from the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași. Topor first met her future husband at the International Festival of Amateur Theatre of Girona in 1996, in which she participated as an actress with the Ludic Theatre company. Two years later, they married.
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Bobby Hill or Bob Hill may refer to:
Haddad or Hadad is an ancient Middle Eastern family name originating in Aramaic. Hadad was also a Semitic storm-god.
Kowalczyk is the fifth most common surname in Poland. The name comes from the word "blacksmith".
Schmidt is a common German occupational surname derived from the German word "Schmied" meaning "blacksmith" and/or "metalworker". This surname is the German equivalent of "Smith" in the English-speaking world.
Murray is both a Scottish and an Irish surname with two distinct respective etymologies. The Scottish version is a common variation of the word Moray, an anglicisation of the Medieval Gaelic word Muireb ; the b here was pronounced as v, hence the Latinization to Moravia. These names denote the district on the south shore of the Moray Firth, in Scotland. Murray is a direct transliteration of how Scottish people pronounce the word Moray. The Murray spelling is not used for the geographical area, which is Moray, but it became the commonest form of the surname, especially among Scottish emigrants, to the extent that the surname Murray is now much more common than the original surname Moray. See also Clan Murray.
Schumacher or Schuhmacher is an occupational surname. The variant Schumaker is also commonly seen in the USA. Some notable people with Schumacher surname:
Brian is a male given name of Irish and Breton origin, as well as a surname of Occitan origin. It is common in the English-speaking world. It is possible that the name is derived from an Old Celtic word meaning "high" or "noble". For example, the element bre means "hill"; which could be transferred to mean "eminence" or "exalted one". The name is quite popular in Ireland, on account of Brian Boru, a 10th-century High King of Ireland. The name was also quite popular in East Anglia during the Middle Ages. This is because the name was introduced to England by Bretons following the Norman Conquest. Bretons also settled in Ireland along with the Normans in the 12th century, and 'their' name was mingled with the 'Irish' version. Also, in the north-west of England, the 'Irish' name was introduced by Scandinavian settlers from Ireland. Within the Gaelic speaking areas of Scotland, the name was at first only used by professional families of Irish origin. It was the fourth most popular male name in England and Wales in 1934, but a sharp decline followed over the remainder of the 20th century and by 1994 it had fallen out of the top 100. It retained its popularity in the United States for longer; its most popular period there was from 1968–1979 when it consistently ranked between eighth and tenth. The name has become increasingly popular in South America - particularly Argentina and Uruguay since the early 1990s.
Flynn is an Irish surname or first name, an anglicised form of the Irish Ó Floinn, meaning "descendant of Flann". The name is more commonly used as a surname rather than a first name. The name rose independently in several parts of Ireland.
Horváth is a common Hungarian surname. It was adopted from Slavic. It is an older version of the noun "Hrvat" which is the Croatian-language name for a Croat,. The related surname "Horvat" is the most common surname in Croatia or the Croatian diaspora. "Horváth" is the 4th most common surname in Hungary and the most common in Slovakia.
The surname Cox is of English or Welsh origin, and may have originated independently in several places in Great Britain, with the variations arriving at a standard spelling only later. There are also two native Irish surnames which were anglicised into Cox.
Ahearn or Ahearne is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Little is a surname in the English language. The name is derived from the Middle English littel, and the Old English lȳtel, which mean "little". In some cases the name was originally a nickname for a little man. In other cases, the name was used to distinguish the younger of two bearers of the same personal name. Early records of the name include: Litle, in 972; Litle, in about 1095; and le Lytle, in 1296. The surname has absorbed several non English-language surnames. For example, Little is sometimes a translation of the Irish Ó Beagáin, meaning "descendant of Beagán". Little can also be a translation of the French Petit and Lepetit, as well as other surnames in various languages with the same meaning ("little"), especially the German name Klein during World War II.
McCaffrey, sometimes spelled Caffrey, is an Irish surname. It is found mostly in the Counties Fermanagh, Monaghan, Cavan and Tyrone in the north west of Ireland. Ballymccaffrey is a townland outside Tempo in county Fermanagh. The surname is an Anglicised form of the Gaelic names Mac Gafraidh, Mac Gofraidh, which mean "son of Gafraidh", "son of Gofraidh". The Gaelic names are forms of the Old Norse Lothbrök . Notable people with the surname include:
Kovačević, Kovačevič or Kovačovič is a South Slavic surname meaning [black]smith's son. The surname is derived from Kovač, which means [black]smith, and is the equivalent of English Smithson.
Marcus is a masculine given name of Ancient Roman pre-Christian origin derived either from Etruscan Marce of unknown meaning, or referring to the god Mars. Because Mars was identified as the Roman god of War, the name 'Marcus' can by extension be taken to refer to Ares in the Greek pantheon.
Ryan is an English-language given name of Irish origin. It is primarily a male name. It comes from the Irish surname Ryan. See Ryan (surname) for more information about the origins of the name.
Martin may either be a surname or given name. Martin is a common given and family name in many languages and cultures. It comes from the Latin name Martinus, which is a late derived form of the name of the Roman god Mars, the protective godhead of the Latins, and therefore the god of war. The meaning is usually rendered in reference to the god as "of Mars", or "of war/warlike" ("martial").
Harrison is a common patronymic surname of English origin. It may also be spelled Harrisson, Harryson or Harrysson. Harrison means "son of Harry". Early records suggest that the surnames Harrison and Harris were used interchangeably by some families. Harrison is the 42nd most common surname in England and 123rd most common in the United States. The first known recording of the surname had been dated from 1355 in London, England.
Norman is both a surname and a given name. The surname has multiple origins including English, Irish, Scottish, German, Norwegian, Ashkenazi Jewish and Jewish American. The given name Norman is mostly of English origin, though in some cases it can be an Anglicised form of a Scottish Gaelic personal name.
Kok is either a Dutch occupational surname, "kok" meaning "cook", or an alternate spelling for the common Chinese surname Guo. Kok is a quite common surname in the Netherlands, ranking 27th in 2007. Famous people with the surname Kok include: