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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flagSpain
25%
7%
5%
56%
39
flagCanada
35%
6%
1%
55%
60
flagUkraine
29%
12%
4%
54%
24
flagBelgium
28%
7%
14%
50%
14
flagNorway
37%
5%
8%
48%
37
flagAustralia
26%
13%
13%
47%
23
flagthe United Kingdom
38%
13%
5%
42%
321
flagGermany
37%
14%
6%
41%
151
flagthe Netherlands
36%
15%
6%
41%
46
flagSwitzerland
41%
5%
11%
41%
17
flagthe United Arab Emirates
35%
25%
0%
40%
20
flagIndia
23%
25%
11%
38%
60
flagRepublic of Ireland
43%
11%
6%
38%
44
flagSweden
41%
16%
4%
37%
24
flagPoland
40%
11%
11%
36%
12263
flagthe United States
32%
21%
10%
32%
364
flagItaly
40%
14%
11%
33%
42
flagFrance
37%
13%
20%
27%
29
flagDenmark
58%
5%
11%
23%
17
flagUnknown
49%
14%
14%
21%
639

Gender

men28%
women34%
in Portugal
47%
43%
in Poland
11%
10%
in Iceland
11%
11%
in Romania
28%
34%

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