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pinWhat 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 7 variants: Cleamence, Clem, Clemencia, Clemency, Clementina, Clementine and Clemmie.

Affiliated girl names: Clematis and Klementina.

Clemence has 40 more relations 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]

pinHow 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%, 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carissa, Charissa, Charisse, Charity, Cherri in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cherry, Clementina, Clementine, Clemmie, Fae in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Faith, Fay, Faye, Mercy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Faith, Faye outside U.S.

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A suggested similar baby name is Clymene. Like Clemence, this name is not frequently used.