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TypeSurname (from nickname)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.POP
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Meaning & History

From a nickname which originally designated a person who played the part of the pope in a play or pageant. Otherwise the name could be used as a nickname for a man with a solemn, austere, or pious appearance.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesPopov Bulgarian Pape French Pabst, Papke German Papadopoulos Greek Popovski Macedonian Popescu Romanian Popov Russian
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute