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Biskup Name Meaning

Polish Rusyn Czech and Slovak; Croatian (mainly Biškup) and Slovenian (Biškup): from biskup Croatian and Slovenian dialect biškup ‘bishop’ a title derived from Old High German biscof (compare Bischoff and Bishop ). This was either an occupational name for someone in the service of a bishop or possibly a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bishop in some way.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bishop, Bick, Skop, Biss, Misko, Siska, Ziska, Bissen, Soukup, Wirkus

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Where is the Biskup family from?

You can see how Biskup families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Biskup family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Biskup families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Biskup family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Biskup's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Biskup families in 1840.
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What did your Biskup ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Biskup. 24% of Biskup men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Biskup women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Biskup were Farm Laborer and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Blacksmith
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • School Teacher
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Biskup. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 796 military records available for the last name Biskup. For the veterans among your Biskup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Biskup lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Biskup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Biskup in 1958 was 43, and 49 in 2004.

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