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Origins of the Bishopp surname

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About the Bishopps

We have a total number of 2428 records for people with the last name Bishopp.

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Where do most Bishopps live?

In 1921, most Bishopps lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Bishopps

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We have 2,220 records for the Bishopp surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Bishopps most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Bishopp first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Bishopps

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bishopps in 1921




General Servant Domestic


House Keeper


Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Bishopps in 1921


Agricultural Labourer








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