In which European country does the most common surname come from the word for "priest"?

in Portugal
in Poland
in Iceland
in Romania
Such an occupational surname could have been passed to following generations only in areas dominated by the Orthodox church, where priests are allowed to marry and have children. Popescu is the most common surname in Romania.
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