Surname POPE

SOURCE: Nickname
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: POP  [details]

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/CULTURES: Popov (Bulgarian), Pape (French), Pabst, Papke (German), Papadopoulos (Greek), Popovski (Macedonian), Popescu (Romanian), Popov (Russian)
Entry updated July 2, 2017