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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flagLithuania
28%
14%
0%
57%
14
flagRussia
28%
0%
14%
57%
14
flagCanada
34%
6%
1%
55%
58
flagSpain
27%
9%
6%
51%
33
flagNorway
34%
6%
9%
50%
32
flagthe United Arab Emirates
26%
26%
0%
46%
15
flagthe Netherlands
28%
17%
8%
45%
35
flagGermany
35%
13%
7%
43%
128
flagthe United Kingdom
39%
11%
5%
42%
261
flagAustralia
29%
17%
11%
41%
17
flagUkraine
40%
20%
0%
40%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
42%
10%
7%
39%
38
flagPoland
39%
11%
11%
37%
9192
flagIndia
22%
26%
12%
36%
57
flagthe United States
32%
20%
10%
33%
332
flagItaly
45%
11%
8%
34%
35
flagSweden
53%
15%
0%
30%
13
flagFrance
37%
13%
20%
27%
29
flagUnknown
50%
14%
11%
23%
34
flagDenmark
58%
5%
11%
23%
17

Gender

men34%
women35%
in Portugal
44%
42%
in Poland
10%
9%
in Iceland
9%
11%
in Romania
34%
36%

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