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Type Surname
Usage English

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from a Middle English diminutive of Geoffrey, a nickname from Middle English joppe "fool", or from the Biblical name Job. Other meanings are possible. A notable bearer is American singer-songwriter Janis Joplin (1943-1970).
Added 5/29/2022 by Pug_lover8
Edited 11/19/2022 by Beautiful Victory, Frollein Gladys and Pug_lover8