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Pronounced Pron. KAHN-stən-teen(English)
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Meaning & History

From the Latin name Constantinus, a derivative of CONSTANS. Constantine the Great (272-337) was the first Roman emperor to adopt Christianity. He moved the capital of the empire from Rome to Byzantium, which he renamed Constantinople (modern Istanbul).
Other Languages & CulturesKostandin(Albanian) Konstantin, Kosta, Kostadin(Bulgarian) Constantijn, Stan, Stijn(Dutch) Konstantin, Konsta(Finnish) Constantin(French) Konstantine(Georgian) Konstantin(German) Konstantinos, Gus, Kostas, Kostis(Greek) Konstantin(Hungarian) Costantino(Italian) Constantinus(Late Roman) Konstantīns(Latvian) Konstantinas, Kostas(Lithuanian) Konstantin, Kosta, Kostadin(Macedonian) Konstantyn(Polish) Constantin, Costache, Costel, Costică, Costin, Dinu(Romanian) Konstantin, Kostya(Russian) Konstantin(Serbian) Kostyantyn(Ukrainian) Cystennin(Welsh)
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