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Origins of the Pope surname

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About the Popes

We have a total number of 120358 records for people with the last name Pope.

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Alternative variations of the name Pope

Pope, Popes, Poppe, Poppes, Pape

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Where do most Popes live?

In 1921, most Popes lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Popes

How common is your surname?

378th most common surname in the UK

We have 104,000 records for the Pope surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Popes most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

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What are the most common Pope first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Pope family members

Common jobs for Popes

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Popes in 1921
Dressmaker

510

Laundress

363

General Servant Domestic

246

Domestic Servant

224

Living On Own Means

211

Common Male occupations for Popes in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

581

General Labourer

398

Farm Labourer

380

Carpenter

363

Farmer

281

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