In which European country, the most common surname comes from the word "priest"?

in Portugal
in Poland
in Iceland
in Romania
Such oc­cu­pa­tion­al surname could have been passed to next gen­er­a­tions only in areas dom­i­nat­ed by the Orthodox church, where priests are allowed to marry and have chil­dren. Popescu is the most common surname in Romania.

Answers distribution

in Portugal
in Poland
in Iceland
in Romania
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flagCanada
33%
7%
1%
57%
56
flagRussia
28%
0%
14%
57%
14
flagLithuania
28%
14%
0%
57%
14
flagSpain
25%
9%
6%
53%
32
flagNorway
32%
6%
9%
51%
31
flagGermany
31%
14%
6%
46%
115
flagthe United Arab Emirates
30%
23%
0%
46%
13
flagthe Netherlands
27%
18%
9%
45%
33
flagthe United Kingdom
38%
10%
5%
44%
234
flagAustralia
29%
17%
11%
41%
17
flagUkraine
40%
20%
0%
40%
15
flagSwitzerland
30%
10%
20%
40%
10
flagIndia
22%
27%
11%
38%
54
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
11%
8%
38%
36
flagPoland
39%
11%
11%
37%
8644
flagSweden
54%
9%
0%
36%
11
flagthe United States
32%
19%
10%
33%
312
flagItaly
45%
12%
6%
36%
33
flagDenmark
62%
6%
6%
25%
16
flagFrance
38%
9%
28%
23%
21

Gender

men34%
women36%
in Portugal
44%
42%
in Poland
10%
9%
in Iceland
9%
10%
in Romania
34%
36%

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