What does Constantine mean?
Constantine \c(o)-nsta-ntine, con-stan-tine\ as a boys' name (also used 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 popular among the Puritans as a 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Costas.
Constantine▼ has 1 more related form via Conn: Con.
Constantine is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#6976 out of 88799, Top 8%). (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)