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Boy Name: Clem

Name: Clem
Pronunciation: \c-lem\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Clem's also a girl name)
Meaning: merciful
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Calum, Colum, Colm, Clemmy
Similar Names: Alem, Cleo
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 3724


Clem \c-lem\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Clem), is a variant of Clement (Latin), and the meaning of Clem is "merciful".

The baby name Clem sounds like Calum, Colum, Colm and Clemmy. Other similar baby names are Alem and Cleo.


Clem is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3724 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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