Constantine Name Meaning & Origin
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Many Greeks abroad and stateside spell it with the letter 'K' as opposed to the letter 'C' as there is only a 'K' and no letter 'C' in the Greek alphabet. As well as in Russia it is predominantly spelled with a K with a slight variation in the name. Russian spelling Kostya Greek Spelling Kosta Konstantinos
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This is my daughters name. Despite being often thought of as a boys name, I've always thought it had a feminine ring to it, so I consider it a Unisex name. My husband found this in a baby book and absolutely fell in love with it and insisted that it be our first born daughters name.
In France, Constantine is considered a feminine name. I would consider it unisex as well, but I prefer it on a boy.
- Nicknames for Constantine: | Edit
Costa, Costas, Tino, Dino, Stan, Tine, Con, Gus, Cus, Dean.
Russian Kostya Greek Kosta Konstantinos [Greek Poorly Translated to English upon entering US in the 70's Konstadinos or Konstadin (as that is as many characters that fit on a us drivers license)
- Meanings and history of the name Constantine: | Edit
Sources I have found say that this name has Greek origins and means " Constant", "Consistence" or "Consistency".
- Famous real-life people named Constantine: | Edit
Constantine Maroulis, American singer and actor who appeared on American Idol.
Constantine I, Roman Emperor from 306 to 337, commonly known as "Constantine the Great." He was the first Roman Emperor to adopt Christianity.
Constantine II, King of Greece from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy in 1973.
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2005 film starring Keanu Reeves