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Girl Name: Clemence

Name: Clemence
Pronunciation: \c-lemen-ce, cl(e)-me-nce\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Clemence's also a boy name)
Meaning: mercy
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Clematis, Clementine, Klementina
Sounds Like: Clymene, Clementyn, Clementya
Variant forms: Clem, Clemency
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 41099


Clemence \c-lemen-ce, cl(e)-me-nce\ as a girl's 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.

Clemence has 2 variant forms: Clem and Clemency.

For more information, see also related names Clematis, Clementine and Klementina.

Baby names that sound like Clemence are Clymene, Clementyn and Clementya.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Clemence.


Clemence is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#41099 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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