Clements Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Clements 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

Clements Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Clements family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 308
Female Servant 163
Labourer 96
Independent 92
Male Servant 71
Ag Labourer 45
Farmer 41
Shoe Maker 29
Gardener 28
Carpenter 27
Tailor 18
Dress Maker 15
Laundress 12
Pupil 12
Apprentice 11
Butcher 10
Publican 10
Mariner 10
Cordwainer 10
Pauper 9
Baker 8
Mason 8
Clerk 8
Sawyer 7
School Mistress 7

Clements Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Clements 100% 67,104
2 Clemments 89% 542
3 Clemants 88% 277
4 Claments 88% 120
5 Clemonts 88% 101

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

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