Tom Topp

1898–1952 (Age 54)
Mere, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Tom

When Tom Topp was born in 1898, in Mere, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Topp, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Down, was 34. He died on 3 February 1952, in Mere, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 54.

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Tom Topp

Spouse & Children

  • Male1898–1952Male

  • Amelia


Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Topp


  • Elizabeth Down




  • Reginald George Topp


  • Male1898–1952Male

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 6

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 16

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English byname Topp meaning ‘tuft’, ‘crest’, or the cognate Old Norse Toppr.2 German: from Low German topp ‘point’, ‘tree top’, hence a topographic name; or alternatively a metonymic occupational name or nickname from the same word in the sense ‘braid’.3 German: variant of Dopp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Tom Topp in household of Elizabeth Topp, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Tom Topp, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Tom Topp, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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