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What does Clemency mean?

Clemency Pronunciation of Clemency [clemen-cy] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Clemency is "mercy; merciful". Clemency is an alternate spelling of Clemence (Latin). Clemency is also a derivative of Clementine (Latin).


Clemency has 1 variant: Cleamence.

6 more alternative forms via Clemence, Clementine: Clemencia, Clementia, Clementya, Clementyn, Clementyna and Clemmy.

Creative forms:
(female) Clemenca, Clemenne, ..

(male) Clemenley, Clemenna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Clemency Daphne (C.D.), ..

How popular is Clemency?

Clemency is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Clemency is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Clementine (#819 last year) and Clemence are the popular alternative forms of Clemency (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Clementya, are seldom used. These relations of Clemency reached the apex of their popularity during 1890-1899 and have remained as popular to this day. Clementine has generally been preferred by parents. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clemence, Clementine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Clemency and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cadence, Caleen, Caleena, Carmen, Ceceley (see Cecilia), Cecely, Celeena, Celena, Celene, Celenia, Celenne, Cerena, Chelcy, Chenay, Cherece, Cherena, Cherene, Cherey, Chesney, Chessney (see Chesney), Cheyenne, Clarene, Clarey, Clem, Clematia (see Clematis), Clematice (see Clematis), Clematis, Clementina, Clemmie, Cleona, Cleone, Cleonie, Cleryce, Cloey, Cluny, Clymene, Coleen, Cortenay (see Courtney), Corteney, Crescence, Delancy and Jency. These names tend to be more frequently used than Clemency.

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