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What does Costas mean?

Costas Pronunciation of Costas [costas] as a boys' name is of Greek and Latin origin, and the meaning of Costas is "constant, steadfast". Variant of Constantine. Sportscaster Bob Costas.

Associated with: greek, steadfast (faithful).


Costas has 3 variants: Costa, Kostas and Kostis.

3 more related forms via Constantine: Constans, Constant and Constanz.

Creative forms:
(male) Coltas, Costus, ..

(female) Coste, Costly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Costas Rhyder (C.R.), ..

How popular is Costas?

Costas is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#20763 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Constant and Constantine (#1700 last year) are the prominent related forms of Costas (not ranked). Other forms, like Constans, are uncommon. These relations of Costas were popular with parents in the 1910s (average #1227) and have become much less conventional since. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Constant, Constantine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Costas and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anastas, Anstas, Boas, Casar, Caspar, Cass, Caster, Castor, Cephas, Cesar, Cetus, Chas, Claas, Cletis, Cletos, Cletus, Clitus, Cobham, Colan, Colas, Colis, Colla, Collis, Colman, Colston, Colt, Colten, Colter, Colton, Comus, Conal, Conan, Conlan, Connal, Conrad, Conway, Cordas, Corday, Cormac, Cort, Cortes, Cortez, Corty, Corwan, Cosimo, Cosme, Cosmo, Coster, Cotten, Cotton, Coty, Cowal, Cowan, Coyan, Cristos, Curtis, Esias, Gosta, Jonas, Josias, Loucas, Loukas, Rodas, Tobias, Tomas, Vitas and Yonas. These names tend to be more frequently used than Costas.

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