William Topping

Brief Life History of William

When William Topping was born in 1868, in Little Heaton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Topping, was 54 and his mother, Hannah Briggs, was 39. He died in February 1875, in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 7, and was buried in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Samuel Topping
Hannah Briggs
Thomas Topping
Samuel Topping
Jane Topping
Sarah Topping
John Topping
James Topping
William Topping

Sources (5)

  • William Topping in household of Samuel Topping, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Topping, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire):

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 .

perhaps from an unrecorded Old English personal name Topping, a pet form of Topp. See also Topp .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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