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Clement (nn Clem)

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AllieW Fri 10-Dec-10 10:38:02

Ok, so I've only just had our 2nd child (Arthur Henry) and I'm already pondering names for a third (don't worry we're thinking a 3 year gap is sensible).

Anyhow, I was thinking about slightly more unusual names and thought of this one. I do know a Clement who is only slightly older than me. I really like Clem as a nn which is what the child would be known as, I think (all supposing DH were to agree). What do folk think?

cumbria81 Fri 10-Dec-10 10:38:56

No, don't like it. Sorry.

mopsyflopsy Fri 10-Dec-10 10:55:11

I like Clement. It is my granddad's name.

tessofderbyville Fri 10-Dec-10 10:57:31

Ooh quite like! Not sure I could be brave enough to use it myself but great name.

Hedwig3 Fri 10-Dec-10 11:28:46

My DH likes Clement and I can see the appeal BUT it always makes me think 'inclement weather' and Clem makes me think of 'clammy hands'hmm

Hubby doesn't agree so that is probably just me! grin

GandalfyCarawak Fri 10-Dec-10 11:29:25

Lovely!

I wanted Cledwyn nn Cled. DH said no.

mopsyflopsy Fri 10-Dec-10 11:38:59

"Not sure I could be brave enough to use it myself"

Why is bravery needed to name a child Clement confused?

ShoppingDays Fri 10-Dec-10 12:50:58

Like it

CammieP Fri 10-Dec-10 13:10:37

I think it's lovely!

yellowflowers Fri 10-Dec-10 14:36:01

I love it - a good solid Labour name!

geraldinetheluckygoat Fri 10-Dec-10 14:41:13

I went to school with a Clement, who we called Clem. He was LOVELY! I really like the name.

LetThereBeRock Fri 10-Dec-10 16:00:59

It's a terrible name.

alemci Fri 10-Dec-10 16:11:01

its ok but i think of that song = oh my darling, oh my darling

lilly13 Fri 10-Dec-10 16:26:55

I like Kliment better (nn Klim). A wonderful name if you are jewesh

usualsuspect Fri 10-Dec-10 16:28:05

Its awful

yellowflowers Fri 10-Dec-10 17:26:22

I like Clementine too though it is one of those names I would put on a 'what name would you use if you were brave enough' thread.

loola2shu Fri 10-Dec-10 17:43:29

Ermmmm <whispers> Clem is a slang word for testicle in my area blush

AllieW Fri 10-Dec-10 17:48:13

Which area is that?

loola2shu Fri 10-Dec-10 22:30:10

North East

MelinaM Fri 10-Dec-10 22:34:38

I like it Clement! Love Arthur Henry BTW!!!! x

MuffinMouse Sat 11-Dec-10 19:56:58

I've always liked Clement!

BabyValentine Sat 11-Dec-10 21:03:15

I'm from NE England and have never heard of Clem being used as slang for anything...

loola2shu Sat 11-Dec-10 21:19:01

Well it certainly is... well 'Clems' anyway

BabyValentine Sun 12-Dec-10 20:28:01

Just pointing out that it might not be a commonly known slang term, Loola.

mathanxiety Mon 13-Dec-10 06:24:53

Love it, and love Clementine too.

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