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What does Constance mean?

Constance Pronunciation of Constance as a girls' name is pronounced KAHN-stans. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Constance is "constant, steadfast". Medieval form of Constantia used often in the early Christian and medieval eras, then by the Puritans (usually as Constant or Constancy). This was a popular name among the Normans, and was borne by the formidable Constance of Sicily (12th century), wife of the Emperor Henry VI. The name was also borne by the virgin saint daughter of Constantine the Great and a daughter of William the Conqueror. Singer Connie Francis.


ASSOCIATED WITH medieval, puritans, virgin, saint, great


VARIANTS Con, Concetina, Conetta, Connee, Conney, Conni, Connie, Conny, Constanca, Constancia, Constancy, Constanta, Constantia, Constantija, Constantina, Constantine, Constantya, Constanz, Constanza, Constanze, Konnie, Konny, Konstance, Konstancja, Konstantija, Konstantina, Konstanze, Kosta, Kostatina, Tina




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How popular is Constance?

Constance is a very popular first name for women (#232 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#17627 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Constance reached its highest rank of #107 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, and is at #1676 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Constance name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Constance outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Conni, Connie, Konnie, Tina (#1684 IN 2018) and Verity (#1840) are the popular variation forms of Constance (#1676) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Constance was at its peak in the 1960s (ADOPTION OF 1.1%) and is now significantly less.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Constance, Conni, Connie, Konnie, Tina, Verity in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Anstice, Cadance, Candace, Candaice, Candance, Candayce, Candiace, Chastine, Christanne, Corianne, Corisande, Corissande, Corrianne, Cortne, Cortnee, Cortnie, Courtnee, Courtnie, Crescence, Cristalle, Cristianne (see Christian), Cristine, Crystene, Crystine, Fontanne and Morgance. These names tend to be less frequently used than Constance.