Bishop
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Surname BISHOP
SOURCE: Occupation
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: BISH-əp   [key]
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/CULTURES: Biskup (Czech), Bischoffs (German), Biskup (Slovak)