Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Jehovah increases
Jessup is a boy’s name from the Biblical Hebrew Joseph, meaning “Jehovah increases.” Joseph ultimately derives from Yehôsêph, which has contemporary variations like Yossi and Yosef. Jessup hopped on the scene as a popular personal name during the Middle Ages in England as a phonetic spelling of how they pronounced Joseph in Middle English. A vintage form of a historical name that spans millennia, Jessup is a classic choice for those seeking a title rich in origin.
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