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What does Clemence mean?

Clemence Pronunciation of Clemence 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. Also form of Klementina.




VARIANTS Cleamence, Clem, Clemencia, Clemency, Clementina, Clementine, Clemmie

SEE ALSO Clematis



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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)

Clemence reached its highest position of #1178 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Clemence are Faith (#122 A YEAR AGO), Clementine (#685), Mercy (#729), Charity (#1237), Clem, Clementina and Clemmie. These forms of Clemence reached the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.3%) and are somewhat less popular today (ADOPTION 0.2%, 41%), with versions such as Charity becoming somewhat outmoded. Clementine and Mercy are two of the more chic names for newborns in this list.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clemmie, Faith, Mercy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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