"merciful and gentle"

Clemens Origin and Meaning

The name Clemens is a boy's name of Danish origin meaning "merciful and gentle".

This surname related to Clement is strongly associated with Major League pitcher Roger Clemens, winner of more Cy Young awards than any other pitcher in baseball history, and has a softer sound than Clement. Some variations are Clemen, Clementio, Clemention, and Clemons.

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Famous People Named Clemens

  • Samuel Langhorne Clemensbetter known as Mark Twain
  • Clemens BrentanoGerman Romantic poet
  • Clemens August of Bavariamember of the Wittelsbach dynasty of Bavaria and Archbishop,Elector of Cologne
  • Clemens KraussAustrian conductor
  • Blessed Clemens August Graf von GalenGerman cardinal and Nazi resistor
  • Saint Clemens Maria Hofbauerpatron saint of Vienna
  • Clemens HolzmeisterAustrian architect
  • Clemens FritzGerman pro footballer

Clemens in Pop Culture

  • Jay Clemensfrom TV series "Rita Rocks"