Clement Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Clement Name Meaning: Given to the son of one who had the personal name Clement. Has Latin origins meaning mild & merciful.

First found in Brecknock, where a bearer of Clement arrived with the Normans. Also found in early times in Oxfordshire, where record of the Templars show a William & Richard Clement in 1153. This name became popular in Medieval Europe, after a saint & several early popes.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Clement Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Clement family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 141
Female Servant 102
Labourer 58
Independent 56
Farmer 41
Male Servant 40
Carpenter 20
Shoe Maker 17
Tailor 15
Collier 14
Dress Maker 12
Tin Miner 12
Weaver 12
Baker 9
Blacksmith 9
Mariner 8
Copperman 8
Mason 8
Silk Weaver 8
Lace Maker 7
Miner Copper 7
Stone Mason 6
Apprentice 6
Coal Miner 6
Surgeon 6

Clement Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Clement 100% 25,319
2 Clemment 88% 219
3 Clemant 86% 217

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The surname Clement is the most popular version of all its varients

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