Found 10 Records, 8 Photos and 1,746,974 Family Trees
Ready to discover your family story?
Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.
Surname meaning for "Pope"
English: nickname from Middle English pope (derived via Old English from Late Latin papa ‘bishop’, ‘pope’, from Greek pappas ‘father’, in origin a nursery word.) In the early Christian Church, the Latin term was at first used as a title of respect for male clergy of every rank, but in the Western Church it gradually came to be restricted to bishops, and then only to the bishop of Rome; in the Eastern Church it continued to be used of all priests (see