What does Constantine mean?
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: Colstantine, Corstantine, Costantine. [more]
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Constantine for boys. Constantine entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #642 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)