First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Jessop

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

S is for serene, your calm time.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

P is for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Jessop

Violet Constance Jessop was a stewardess, nurse, and flight attendant. Violet was born on October 2nd, 1887 in Bahía Blanca, Argentina. She passed away on May 5th, 1971.


Carolyn Jessop is an important human. She holds the title Miss Carolyn Blackmore, Mrs Merril Jessop, and Mrs Carolyn Jessop. Carolyn was born on January 1st, 1968 in Hildale, Utah. Carolyn is also known as Carolyn Blackmore.


Peter Jessop is a notable somebody. Peter was born Peter Jessop on June 29th, 1964 in Natick, Massachusetts USA. Peter is also known as Peter Jessup.


Bob Jessop is a noteworthy individual. Bob was born on March 3rd, 1946. Bob is also known as Jessop and Robert.


Merril Jessop is a notable human. Merril was born on December 27th, 1935.


William E. Jessop is a leading individual.


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Popularity of Jessop as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jessop U.S.
  White 94.40% 64.26%
  African American 1.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jessop

People with the last name Jessop are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Jessop

  • How Popular is the name Jessop? As a last name Jessop was the 8,348th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Jessop first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Jessop is Monday, March 10th, 1884.
  • How unique is the name Jessop? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Jessop. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Jessop: Your name in reverse order is Possej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sjeosp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jessop? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,965 people with the last name Jessop.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jessop? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Jessop as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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