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What does Clemens mean?

Clemens Pronunciation of Clemens [clemens] as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Clemens is "merciful". Clemens is a Danish form of Clement (Latin) and its source form.


Clemens has 2 variants: Clemmons and Klemens.

9 more different relations via Clement: Clem, Clemencio, Clemente, Clementius, Clemmie, Clemmy, Klement, Klementos and Kliment.

1 feminine form: Clemence.

Creative forms:
(male) Cleman, Clyens, ..

(female) Clemla, Clemona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Clemens Zyon (C.Z.), ..

How popular is Clemens?

Clemens is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2373 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Clemens reached its peak rank of #818 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clemens name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Clemens outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Clem, Clement, Clemente and Clemmie are the prominent varying forms of Clemens listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Klemens, are uncommon. These relations of Clemens were popular with parents during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.06%), but now, versions like Clement have become less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clemens, Clem, Clement, Clemente, Clemmie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Caelen, Carmen, Cereno, Claes, Clarens, Clarons (see Clarence), Cleeve, Cleneth (see Cleanth), Cleofas, Cleon, Clete, Cletis, Cletos, Cletus, Cleve, Clevon, Cleytus, Coleman and Klemenis (see Klemens). These names tend to be more commonly used than Clemens.

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