Biskup History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Biskup family

The surname Biskup was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Biskup family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Biskup research. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1628 and 1671 are included under the topic Early Biskup History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Biskup Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bischoff, Bischop, Bisschop, Bischoff, Bischopp and others.

Early Notables of the Biskup family (pre 1700)

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biskup Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Biskup migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Biskup Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Adolph Biskup, who arrived in New York, NY in 1885

Contemporary Notables of the name Biskup (post 1700) +

  • George Biskup (1911-1979), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Des Moines, Iowa (1965–1967) and Archbishop of Indianapolis (1970–1979)
  • Tim Biskup (b. 1967), American artist from Santa Monica, California
  • Thomas Biskup (b. 1971), German software engineer and computer scientist, creator and developer of Ancient Domains of Mystery
  • Marian Biskup (1922-2012), Polish historian, author and academic
  • Mateusz Biskup (b. 1994), Polish rower in the men's quadruple sculls event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. two-time silver medalist
  • Jakub Biskup (b. 1983), Polish footballer
  • Luko Biskup (b. 1981), Croatian footballer from Dubrovnik, SFR Yugoslavia


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