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Gender: Male Meaning of Constantine: "steadfast" Origin of Constantine: Latin

Constantine Origin and Meaning

The name Constantine is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "steadfast".

This Roman Emperor's name has long been considered too grand for an American boy. But in this era of children named Augustine and Atticus, it just may be prime for an unlikely comeback.

Constantine the Great was the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity and issued the Edict of Milan, which proclaimed religious tolerance throughout the empire. Constantine was also the name of three medieval Scottish kings.

A modern bearer is Constantine Maroulis, singer and actor and American Idol finalist. The 2005 horror film Constantine featured a hero by that surname.

Advice: Find a nickname other than Connie.

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LaurynMichelle Says:

2016-07-01T21:18:33

I would like the nickname "Tino"

Edward King Says:

2015-07-24T11:24:28

No, Constantine is not 'feminine"

KassemJ Says:

2015-06-16T17:49:05

I don't see Constantine as feminine i absolute slightest. It such a strong, rugged, sophisticated, handsome name that is criminally neglected. I say go for it and give this name the respect it deserves.

headintheclouds Says:

2015-04-23T04:45:20

I love Constantine! The new TV series with the eponymous hero character has made me love this name even more. Though I see that it may be "too feminine" for a boy's name, according to some people, I don't see the harm for softer-sounding boy's names, especially since people are having no compunctions with downright boy names like James, Ezra, Wyatt for their girls.