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
26%
8%
5%
52%
34
flagUkraine
33%
14%
0%
52%
21
flagNorway
36%
6%
9%
48%
33
flagthe United Kingdom
37%
11%
5%
43%
275
flagthe Netherlands
32%
16%
8%
43%
37
flagGermany
35%
13%
6%
42%
131
flagthe United Arab Emirates
29%
29%
0%
41%
17
flagAustralia
29%
17%
11%
41%
17
flagIndia
23%
25%
11%
38%
60
flagPoland
39%
11%
10%
37%
9534
flagRepublic of Ireland
45%
10%
7%
37%
40
flagthe United States
32%
20%
10%
33%
351
flagItaly
43%
13%
8%
35%
37
flagSweden
50%
21%
0%
28%
14
flagFrance
37%
13%
20%
27%
29
flagUnknown
47%
17%
11%
23%
51
flagDenmark
58%
5%
11%
23%
17

Gender

men34%
women35%
in Portugal
45%
42%
in Poland
10%
9%
in Iceland
9%
11%
in Romania
34%
35%

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