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The nationality of Bishop may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Bishop may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Bishop Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Bishop come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Bishop originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Bishop were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Bishop. Names like Bishop change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over time. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Bishop name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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