Meaning and name origin
Constance \c(o)-nstan-ce, con-sta-nce\ as a girl's 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.
Constance▼ has 30 variant forms: 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▼.
For more information, see also the related girl name Verity.
Constance is a very popular first name for females (#232 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#16994 out of 88799, Top 19%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Constance for girls. Constance reached its highest rank of #109 in the U.S. in 1940-1949. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Constance and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tina, Constance and Connie. (2014 statistics).