Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Jessup Surname Origin
Giuseppe, Italian, the same as Joseph.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Jessup Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Jessup family history than the origin of your surname:
A Jessup Family History Thought:
'Life is lived forward, but understood backwards.'