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
33%
6%
1%
55%
59
flagSpain
25%
8%
5%
55%
36
flagUkraine
33%
14%
0%
52%
21
flagNorway
38%
5%
8%
47%
34
flagthe United Kingdom
37%
12%
5%
42%
287
flagGermany
36%
13%
6%
42%
135
flagthe Netherlands
33%
17%
7%
41%
39
flagAustralia
29%
17%
11%
41%
17
flagSweden
40%
15%
5%
40%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
43%
9%
7%
39%
41
flagIndia
23%
25%
11%
38%
60
flagthe United Arab Emirates
33%
27%
0%
38%
18
flagPoland
39%
11%
10%
37%
10698
flagthe United States
32%
20%
10%
33%
356
flagItaly
40%
15%
10%
35%
40
flagFrance
37%
13%
20%
27%
29
flagDenmark
58%
5%
11%
23%
17
flagUnknown
49%
13%
15%
21%
382

Gender

men30%
women35%
in Portugal
46%
42%
in Poland
11%
9%
in Iceland
10%
11%
in Romania
30%
35%

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