Browse Surnames

This is a list of surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword bishop.
Bischoffs German
German cognate of Bishop.
Bishop English
Means simply "bishop", ultimately from Greek ἐπίσκοπος (episkopos) meaning "overseer". It probably originally referred to a person who served a bishop.
Biškup Croatian
Croatian cognate of Bishop.
Biskup Polish
Polish cognate of Bishop.
Episcopo Italian
Means "bishop" in Italian, ultimately from Greek ἐπίσκοπος (episkopos).
Lévesque French
Derived from French évêque, a cognate of Bishop.
Pabst German
From German Papst, a cognate of Pope.
Pape French
French cognate of Pope.
Papke Low German
Low German diminutive form of papa (see Pope).
Pope English
From a nickname that originally designated a person who played the part of the pope in a play or pageant. Otherwise the name could be used as a nickname for a man with a solemn, austere, or pious appearance. It is derived from Latin papa, ultimately from Greek πάππας (pappas) meaning "father".
Vescovi Italian
Derived from Italian vescovo meaning "bishop".