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What does Constance mean?

Constance Pronunciation of Constance [con-stance] as a girls' name is pronounced KAHN-stans. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Constance is "constant, steadfast". Medieval form of Constantia used often in the early Christian and medieval eras, then by the Puritans (usually as Constant or Constancy). This was a popular name among the Normans, and was borne by the formidable Constance of Sicily (12th century), wife of the Emperor Henry VI. The name was also borne by the virgin saint daughter of Constantine the Great and a daughter of William the Conqueror. Singer Connie Francis.

Associated with: medieval, puritans, virgin, saint, great.


Constance has 30 variants: Con, Concetina, Conetta, Connee, Conney, Conni, Connie, Conny, Constanca, Constancia, Constancy, Constanta, Constantia, Constantija, Constantina, Constantine, Constantya, Constanz, Constanza, Constanze, Konnie, Konny, Konstance, Konstancja, Konstantija, Konstantina, Konstanze, Kosta, Kostatina and Tina.

Affiliated girl name: Verity.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Constance?

Constance is a very popular first name for women (#232 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#17627 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Constance reached its highest rank of #107 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, and is at #1544 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Constance name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Constance outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Conni, Connie, Konnie and Tina (#1466 in 2015) are the popular variation forms of Constance (#1544 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Constance was at its peak in the 1960s (adoption of 1%) and is now significantly less.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Constance, Conni, Connie, Konnie, Tina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Constance and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Anstice, Cadance, Candace, Candaice, Candance, Candayce, Candiace, Chastine, Christanne, Corianne, Corisande, Corissande, Corrianne, Cortne, Cortnee, Cortnie, Courtnee, Courtnie, Crescence, Cristalle, Cristianne (see Christian), Cristine, Crystene, Crystine, Fontanne and Morgance. These names tend to be less frequently used than Constance.