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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), full name Flavius Valerius Constantinus, 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).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKostandin(Albanian) Kanstantsin(Belarusian) Konstantin, Kosta, Kostadin(Bulgarian) Constantijn, Stan, Stijn(Dutch) Konstantin(Estonian) Konstantin, Konsta(Finnish) Constantin(French) Konstantine(Georgian) Konstantin(German) Konstadinos, Konstantinos, Costas, Gus, Kostakis, Kostas, Kostis(Greek) Konstantin(Hungarian) Costantino(Italian) Constantinus(Late Roman) Konstantīns(Latvian) Konstantinas, Kostas(Lithuanian) Konstantin, Kosta, Kostadin(Macedonian) Konstanty, Konstantyn(Polish) Constantino(Portuguese) Constantin, Costache, Costel, Costică, Costin, Dinu(Romanian) Konstantin, Kostya(Russian) Konstantin(Serbian) Constantino(Spanish) Kostyantyn(Ukrainian) Cystennin(Welsh)
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Entry updated April 5, 2022