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Szcz#$%… What? The World’s #1 Vowel-Deprived Surname

Did you know that of all the 111 letters in the word ‘Szczepański,’ exactly 72.72% are consonants, only 27.27% are vowels, and 0.01% is a rounding error?

This post explains the meaning and likely origin of the Szczepański surname (last name). It also has some background information about geography, Steve Jobs, and other Polish surnames, particularly the ones ending with -ski. Continue reading