What does Clemence mean?
Clemence [clem-ence] 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.
Associated with: medieval.
(female) Ceence, Cherence, ..
(male) Clemchan, Clemning, ..
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)
Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Clemence for girls. Clemence reached its highest position of #1178 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Clemence and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Clemence are Faith (#81 a year ago), Mercy (#940), Clementine (#943), Charity (#1057), Clemmie, Clementina and Clem. These forms of Clemence reached the height of their popularity a decade ago (adoption of 0.5%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.3%, ▼36%), with versions such as Charity becoming somewhat outmoded. Clementine and Mercy are two of the more chic names for newborns in this list.
Suggested similar names are Aleece, Alexene, Alumice, Berenice▼, Berenyce, Beyonce▼, Cadance, Cadence, Cailene, Capreece, Carlene▼, Carmelle, Cathenne, Celena, Celene, Celenne, Celesse, Celeste▼, Celinde, Celine▲, Cerena, Cerice, Cezanne, Chenelle, Cherece, Cherena, Cherene, Cheresse, Cherice, Cherrice, Chesnie, Chessnie (see Chesney), Chevonne, Cheyenne▼, Clairice, Clarene, Clarette, Clarice▼, Clayrice, Cleanthe, Clematice (see Clematis), Clementya, Clementyn (see Clementine), Clementyna (see Clementine), Cleona, Cleone, Cleonie, Clerisse, Cleryce, Clerysse, Clymene, Coleen▼, Colene, Collene, Correne, Crescence, Elegance, Essence▼, Faleece, Florance, Florence▼, Florynce, Glenene, Glenice, Glennice, Ileene, Kadence, Kaydence▲, Laurence, Lourence, Pleasance, Provence, Prudence, Reece and Shereece. These names tend to be more frequently used than Clemence.