Popa Family History
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Popa Name Meaning
Romanian: status name from Romanian popa ‘priest’ (in the case of Orthodox families, whose priests were allowed to marry), or (in the case of Roman Catholic families) a nickname for a pious individual. Hungarian (Pópa): nickname from pópa ‘priest’, in particular an Eastern Orthodox priest.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Papa, Popek, Pope, Topa, Kopa, Posa, Pompa, Poppa, Poma, Pop