Boy name origins & meanings
- Latin : Merciful
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- English : patronymic from the personal name Clement.
- German, Dutch, and Danish : from the personal name Clemens (see Clement).
- Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain, was descended from VA stock on his father’s side, from a Robert Clemens, who was born in Warwickshire, England, in 1634.