Clive Trevane Knapp

Male24 January 1907–October 1987

Brief Life History of Clive Trevane

When Clive Trevane Knapp was born on 24 January 1907, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, his father, George Knapp, was 30 and his mother, Louisa Edith Newport, was 29. He lived in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in October 1987, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, at the age of 80.

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George Knapp
Louisa Edith Newport
Ervyn George Knapp
Clive Trevane Knapp
Minnie Amy Louise Knapp
Eric James Knapp
Gladys Mervyna Knapp

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  • Clive Trevane Knopp in household of George Salter, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 7

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 21

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

German: occupational or status name from the German word Knapp(e), a variant of Knabe ‘young unmarried man’. In the 15th century this spelling acquired the separate, specialized meanings ‘servant, apprentice’, and ‘miner’. This surname is also found elsewhere in central Europe, e.g. in Czechia and Slovakia, where it is more commonly spelled Knap (compare 3 below).

German: in Franconia, a nickname for a dexterous or skillful person, of the same ultimate origin as 1 above.

Germanized or Americanized form of Polish, Czech, Slovak, Rusyn, and Slovenian Knap , a surname of ultimately German origin (see 1 above).

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

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