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
flagUkraine
28%
12%
4%
56%
25
flagCanada
35%
6%
1%
55%
60
flagBelgium
22%
11%
11%
55%
18
flagNorway
37%
5%
8%
48%
37
flagAustralia
26%
13%
13%
47%
23
flagthe United Kingdom
37%
13%
5%
42%
328
flagSwitzerland
42%
5%
10%
42%
19
flagIndia
21%
23%
12%
41%
65
flagthe Netherlands
36%
15%
6%
41%
46
flagGermany
37%
14%
7%
40%
155
flagthe United Arab Emirates
35%
25%
0%
40%
20
flagSweden
38%
15%
7%
38%
26
flagPoland
40%
11%
10%
36%
12798
flagRepublic of Ireland
43%
10%
8%
36%
46
flagthe United States
32%
21%
9%
32%
371
flagItaly
40%
14%
11%
33%
42
flagFrance
36%
13%
23%
26%
30
flagUnknown
49%
13%
14%
22%
655
flagDenmark
55%
5%
16%
22%
18

Gender

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

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