Jessop Name Meaning: A variant spelling of 'Jessup',from the personal name 'Joseph'.
Hebrew 'Yosef',meaning 'may he (God) add (another son)'.
The name was bourne frequently in medieval europe but not exclusively by Jews.The book of Genesis states that 'Joseph' is the favourite son of 'Jacob' who rises as a leader,after his brothers sold him to slavery.
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