GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KLE-mens (German, Polish)   [key]
Meaning & History
German, Danish, Swedish and Polish form of Clemens (see CLEMENT). Prince Klemens Metternich was a 19th-century Austrian chancellor who guided the Austrian Empire to victory in the Napoleonic Wars.
Related Names
VARIANT: Clemens (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Kliment (Bulgarian), Klement (Czech), Clement, Clem (English), Clément (French), Kelemen (Hungarian), Clemente (Italian), Clemens (Late Roman), Kliment (Macedonian), Kliment, Klim (Russian), Klement (Slovak), Klemen (Slovene), Clemente (Spanish), Kliment, Klim (Ukrainian)