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Pronunciation Russian: [kənˈstɐntʲin]
Gender Male
Word/name Latin
Meaning "constant, steadfast" [1]
Other names
Nickname(s) Costel, Costin, Konsti, Konse, Kosta, Kostya
Derived Constantinus[2]
Related names Constantinus, Constantine

The first name Konstantin is a derivation from the Latin name Constantinus (Constantine) in some European languages, such as Russian and German. As a Christian given name, it refers to the memory of the Roman emperor Constantine the Great. A number of notable persons in the Byzantine Empire, and (via mediation by the Christian Orthodox Church) in Russian history and earlier East Slavic history are often referred to by this name.

Konstantin means firm, constant.

People bearing the name Konstantin include:

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