name. It comes from the Russian word "pop" meaning "priest," and the name generally means "son of the priest."
The surname Popoff was first found in Russia, where the name originated in early times.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrew Popovich, who immigrated to Louisiana in 1860; Lazar Popovich, who was naturalized in California in 1884; Mijk Popovic, who applied for naturalization in Indiana in 1900.