What does Constantine mean?
Constantine [con-stan-tine] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Constantine) is pronounced KAHN-stan-teen. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Constantine is "constant, steadfast". From Constantinus, which is derived from Constans. The form Constant was a popular Puritan virtue name. Constantine the Great, the fourth-century emperor, made Christianity the official state religion of the Roman Empire. Constantine was also the name of 11 Byzantine emperors, a royal name in Greece, and the name of three kings of medieval Scotland, where it is used as an anglicized form of Conn (Gaelic). The Russian czars, in a bid to legitimize Russia as the new home of Orthodoxy, also used the name.
Affiliated boy name: Costas.Creative forms:
(male) Constantinet, ..
(female) Constantile, .. Middle name pairings:
Constantine Baker (C.B.), ..
How popular is Constantine?
Constantine is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#6214 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Constantine reached its highest rank of #671 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is at #1700 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Constantine (#1700 via latest list) are Constantino and Constant. Adoption of these relations of Constantine was common a century ago (average #1485) and has become much diminished since.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Antonine (see Anthony), Conant, Connie▼, Fontaine, Fontane, Fontayne, Konstant, Konstanty, Montaine, Montane and Montayne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Constantine.See names in meaning and etymology.