Constantine

Constantine is the name of several Roman and Byzantine emperors of the ancient world. It comes from Latin constans meaning “constant, steadfast” derived from a PIE root word. Constantine is also a surname originating from the given name. While overwhelmingly a male name in many countries, in France it’s used as a female name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Constantin (Romanian, French)
  • Costache (Romanian)
  • Constantine (Latin, English)
  • Constans (Late Roman)
  • Constantinus (Late Roman)
  • Konstantinos (Greek)
  • Konstantin (German, Hungarian, Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian)
  • Kostadin (Bulgarian, Macedonian)
  • Kostandin (Albanian)
  • Constantijn (Dutch)
  • Konstantine (Georgian)
  • Konstantinos (Greek)
  • Costantino (Italian)
  • Costanzo (Italian)
  • Konstantyn (Polish)
  • Konstanty (Polish)
  • Kostyantyn (Ukrainian)
  • Cystennin (Welsh)
  • Konstantīns (Latvian)
  • Constant (French, English)

 

Female forms:

  • Constantina (Late Roman)
  • Konstantina (Greek)
  • Constance (English, French)
  • Constantia (Late Roman)
  • Constanze (German)
  • Konstanze (German)
  • Konstancja (Polish)
  • Constança (Portuguese)
  • Constância (Portuguese)
  • Constanța (Romanian)
  • Constanza (Spanish)

 

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