What does Constantine mean?
Constantine /con-stan-ti-ne/ 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.Kreatif forms:
(male) Constantinet, ..
(female) Constantile, ..
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)
Shown below is the birth name history of Constantine for boys. Constantine reached its highest rank of #671 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is at #1464 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of Constantine and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Constantine (#1464 via latest list) are Constantino and Constant. Adoption of these relations of Constantine was common a century ago (average #1485) and is somewhat less today (#1821, ▼45.3%).
Recommended 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.