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TypeSurname (from occupation)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.BISH-əp
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Meaning & History

Means simply "bishop", ultimately from Greek επισκοπος (episkopos) meaning "overseer". It probably originally referred to a person who served a bishop.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBiskup Czech Bischoffs German Episcopo Italian Biskup Slovak

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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute