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
flagNorway
34%
6%
9%
50%
32
flagthe Netherlands
30%
16%
8%
44%
36
flagthe United Kingdom
38%
11%
5%
42%
263
flagGermany
35%
13%
6%
42%
131
flagthe United Arab Emirates
29%
29%
0%
41%
17
flagAustralia
29%
17%
11%
41%
17
flagUkraine
40%
20%
0%
40%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
43%
10%
7%
38%
39
flagPoland
39%
11%
11%
37%
9375
flagIndia
23%
25%
11%
37%
59
flagthe United States
31%
20%
10%
33%
337
flagItaly
43%
13%
8%
35%
37
flagSweden
53%
15%
0%
30%
13
flagFrance
37%
13%
20%
27%
29
flagDenmark
58%
5%
11%
23%
17
flagUnknown
50%
17%
12%
20%
40

Gender

men34%
women35%
in Portugal
45%
42%
in Poland
11%
9%
in Iceland
9%
11%
in Romania
34%
36%

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