What does Clemence mean?
Clemence /clem-ence/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Clemence is "mercy". Medieval French and English form of Clementia, a derivative of Clemens (see Clement). Clemency is a direct use of the noun similar to names such as Charity, Faith, and Mercy.
Clemence has 40 more related variations via Charity, Faith, Mercy: Caridad, Caridade, Carissa▼, Carita, Chairity, Chareese, Charidy, Chariety, Charis, Charissa, Charisse, Charita, Charitee, Charitey, Chariti, Charitye, Chariza, Charty, Chattie, Cherit, Cherri, Cherry▼, Fae▼, Faithe, Fay▼, Faye▼, Fayth, Faythe, Fe, Karita, Mercey, Merci, Mercie, Mercilla, Mercina, Mersey, Sharitee, Sharitey, Sharity and Sharitye.Kreatif forms: Chemence, Clemenche, Clemenre. [more]
How popular is Clemence?
Clemence is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#30868 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Clemence and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Clemence (outside Top 1000) are Faith (#81 a year ago), Faye (#908), Mercy (#940), Clementine (#943), Clemmie, Fay, Fae, Clementina, Charisse, Charissa, Charity, Cherri, Cherry and Carissa. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.2472%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.0806%, down 67.4%), with versions such as Carissa, Charity, Cherry, Fae and Fay becoming somewhat outmoded. Faith (#81) is the most chic name for newborns in this list, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for this name. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Clymene. Like Clemence, this name is not frequently used.