K names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Klement is the Czech and Slovak form of Late Latin Clemens meaning “merciful, lenient, gentle” which derives from a PIE root word. Klement is also a German surname originating from the given name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Igelmutter, die verzweifelt versucht ihr Kind durch einen Zaun zu bringen.


  • Klemens (German, Danish, Swedish, Polish)
  • Clement (English)
  • Clemens (Late Roman, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
  • Kliment (Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Klemen (Slovene)
  • Climent (Catalan)
  • Clément (French)
  • Kelemen (Hungarian)
  • Clemente (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Clementius (Late Roman)


Female forms:

  • Clemence (English)
  • Clemency (English)
  • Clementine (English, German)
  • Clémentine (French)
  • Clémence (French)
  • Clementina (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Clementia (Late Roman)
  • Klementina (Slovene, Croatian)
  • Klementyna (Polish)
  • Klimentina (Macedonian)
  • Klementína (Icelandic)



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