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The baby boy name Bishop is of Greek origin. Bishop meaning, Bishop popularity, Bishop hieroglyphics, Bishop numerology, and other interesting facts.

The name Bishop is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Bishop is "overseer".  

Bishop is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Bi-shop.

In the U.S. in 2012, it ranked 1041 in popular baby names for boys with 182 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


Would you like to fingerspell the name Bishop in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Bishop in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bishop in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Bishop Numerology page.

Bishop Numerology
Bishop in Hieroglyhics
Bishop in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

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