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Girl Name: Constance

Name: Constance
Pronunciation: \c(o)-nstan-ce, con-sta-nce\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Constance's also a boy name)
Meaning: constancy, steadfastness
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Verity
Sounds Like: Konstantia, Constantijna
Variant forms: Con, Conetta, Connee, Conney, Conni, Connie, Conny, Constancia, Constancy, Constanta, Constantia, Constantija, Constantina, Constantine, Constantya, Constanz, Constanza, Konstance, Konstantija, Konstantina, Konstanze, Kosta, Kostatina, Tina
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 232
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 16994

Description

Constance \c(o)-nstan-ce, con-sta-nce\ as a girl's name is pronounced KAHN-stans. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Constance is "constancy, steadfastness". 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. Singer Connie Francis.

Constance has 24 variant forms: Con, Conetta, Connee, Conney, Conni, Connie, Conny, Constancia, Constancy, Constanta, Constantia, Constantija, Constantina, Constantine, Constantya, Constanz, Constanza, Konstance, Konstantija, Konstantina, Konstanze, Kosta, Kostatina and Tina.

For more information, see also the related name Verity.

Baby names that sound like Constance are Konstantia and Constantijna.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Constance.

Popularity

Constance is a very popular first name for women (#232 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#16994 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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