Constance Name Meaning & Origin

Constance

Pronunciation: KAHN-stehns (key)

Origin of the name Constance:

English cognate of the French Constantia, which is derived from the Latin constans (standing together, constancy).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Connie, Constanza

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Nicknames for Constance

Con, Connie, CeCe, Stan, Consti, Stanzi (nickname for Mozart's wife in "Amadeus"),Coni, Tansy, Tancy, Anne, Ona, Onzi

Meanings and history of the name Constance

Constance means "constancy, faithfulness", and comes from Latin.
It can also be a geographical name, after the town and lake by this name on the German-Swiss border.
Other forms of this name are Constancia, Constanze (German), Constanza (Italian), Konstanze (German)

Famous real-life people named Constance

Constance of Sicily, mother of Holy Roman Emperior Frederick II
Constanze Mozart, wife of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Constance Spry, pioneering English floral designer
Constance Ramos, interior designer on HGTV.
Constance Mary Lloyd (1858-1898), wife of Oscar Wilde.
Constantia Romilly, activist and daughter of Jessica Mitford.
Constance Bennett, American actress
Constance Marie, American actress, best known for her role as Angie on the "George Lopez Show".
Veronica Lake was born Constance Frances Marie Ockelman
Constance "Connie" Glynn, youtuber by the name of "Noodlerella"

Constance in song, story & screen

Constance Blackwood, character in Shirley Jackson's "We Have Always Lived in the Castle".
Constanze "Stanzi" Mozart, character in the play and film "Amadeus".

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