Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Clemence f. Latin clemens 'merciful, loving; mild, gentle'; fem. of Clement.

Brabant
Latin
1312 Clementia (nom) JeanIII p. 28
England
Latin
1340xc1450 Clemencia (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 69; 1381 Clemence (abl) Suffolk1381 p. 93, Clemencia (nom) ibid. p. 117
Middle English
1415 clemens EEW p. 25; 1434 Clemens ibid. p. 97
Early Modern English
1547 Clement StAnthonlin p. 6; 1590 Clemence DEmar-vol2 p. 22; 1593 Clemence RegBisham p. 5
France
Latin
1301 Clementia (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 177
Old French
1301 Climenche (obl) MemPic-vol17 p. 282; 1313 Climence Paris1313 p. 27
Middle French
1565 Clémence RegPCC-1 p. 178; 1567 Clémence ibid. p. 293
Italy
Latin
1527 Clementia (nom) Rome1527 p. 90
Switzerland
Latin
14thCx1478 Clemencia (nom) Ob-SPVn (11)
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Clemence". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Clemence.