What name did the pope's most often take?

Pius
Paul
John
Sixtus
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the first Pope to choose the name Francis, but here is a list of the top ten most popular pontiff names: John - 21 Benedict - 17 Gregory - 16
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Answers by country

Pius
Paul
John
Sixtus
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flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
7%
71%
7%
14
flagAustralia
0%
42%
57%
0%
14
flagGermany
37%
10%
50%
1%
83
flagFrance
41%
8%
50%
0%
12
flagthe United States
24%
21%
47%
6%
61
flagthe United Kingdom
36%
14%
47%
1%
61
flagthe Netherlands
23%
30%
46%
0%
13
flagIndia
0%
27%
45%
18%
11
flagPoland
40%
13%
42%
2%
14240
flagGreece
57%
5%
36%
0%
19