4. Most Common Surnames in Europe
There are many components of identity, but names have a very large role to play in constructing who we are as people. Not only do our names represent us, but they also have the potential to represent a people, a culture, a religion, and even a country.
This map shows the most common surnames in each European country. For some of us, surnames can carry a lot of meaning and sometimes are carried down from generations. Whilst other times people change their surnames either for marriage or for a change.