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Origin & Meaning

The name Bishop is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Bishop is "overseer".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1045 in baby name popularity for boys with 189 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Bishop Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bishop has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bishop to other names.


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