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Constance

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 15 15 0
1881 14 14 0
1882 22 22 0
1883 17 17 0
1884 29 29 0
1885 31 31 0
1886 36 36 0
1887 37 37 0
1888 43 43 0
1889 46 46 0
1890 45 45 0
1891 44 44 0
1892 60 60 0
1893 60 60 0
1894 62 62 0
1895 90 90 0
1896 75 75 0
1897 82 82 0
1898 82 82 0
1899 106 106 0
1900 112 112 0
1901 94 94 0
1902 117 117 0
1903 144 144 0
1904 127 127 0
1905 163 163 0
1906 167 167 0
1907 194 194 0
1908 214 214 0
1909 206 206 0
1910 261 261 0
1911 298 298 0
1912 375 375 0
1913 458 458 0
1914 600 600 0
1915 733 728 5
1916 821 811 10
1917 845 845 0
1918 977 971 6
1919 1,085 1,078 7
1920 1,383 1,377 6
1921 1,686 1,686 0
1922 1,685 1,677 8
1923 1,691 1,686 5
1924 1,662 1,655 7
1925 1,654 1,654 0
1926 1,680 1,669 11
1927 1,531 1,522 9
1928 1,324 1,318 6
1929 1,339 1,326 13
1930 1,471 1,464 7
1931 2,079 2,072 7
1932 2,508 2,492 16 #99 girl name
1933 2,203 2,192 11
1934 1,985 1,975 10
1935 1,818 1,803 15
1936 1,704 1,698 6
1937 2,036 2,028 8
1938 2,166 2,160 6
1939 2,023 2,009 14
1940 2,048 2,039 9
1941 2,288 2,275 13
1942 2,371 2,356 15
1943 2,560 2,552 8
1944 2,644 2,634 10
1945 2,600 2,600 0
1946 3,423 3,416 7 #100 girl name
1947 3,909 3,895 14 #100 girl name
1948 3,822 3,812 10 #93 girl name
1949 4,337 4,328 9 #83 girl name
1950 4,452 4,442 10 #85 girl name
1951 4,375 4,367 8 #86 girl name
1952 4,129 4,115 14 #92 girl name
1953 4,034 4,026 8 #95 girl name
1954 3,844 3,838 6
1955 3,669 3,662 7
1956 2,825 2,820 5
1957 2,423 2,418 5
1958 1,996 1,996 0
1959 1,847 1,840 7
1960 1,743 1,734 9
1961 1,711 1,704 7
1962 1,650 1,650 0
1963 1,590 1,584 6
1964 1,553 1,548 5
1965 1,842 1,834 8
1966 1,477 1,468 9
1967 1,233 1,233 0
1968 1,032 1,032 0
1969 875 875 0
1970 805 805 0
1971 657 652 5
1972 563 563 0
1973 495 495 0
1974 461 456 5
1975 436 436 0
1976 348 348 0
1977 383 383 0
1978 360 360 0
1979 344 344 0
1980 350 350 0
1981 715 715 0
1982 780 780 0
1983 639 639 0
1984 564 564 0
1985 521 521 0
1986 604 604 0
1987 563 563 0
1988 516 509 7
1989 494 489 5
1990 475 475 0
1991 375 375 0
1992 342 342 0
1993 306 306 0
1994 240 240 0
1995 273 273 0
1996 237 237 0
1997 220 220 0
1998 220 220 0
1999 205 205 0
2000 187 187 0
2001 164 164 0
2002 184 184 0
2003 183 183 0
2004 202 202 0
2005 185 185 0
2006 207 207 0
2007 188 188 0
2008 192 192 0
2009 173 173 0
2010 151 151 0
2011 137 137 0
2012 163 163 0
2013 104 104 0
2014 133 133 0
2015 142 142 0

Fun Facts about the name Constance

  • How many people with the first name Constance have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 139,103 babies born with the first name Constance in the United States. That's more than enough people named Constance to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Constance? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Constance first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Constance is Wednesday, April 5th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Constance born? The highest recorded use of the first name Constance was in 1950 with a total of 4,442 babies. That's a lot of babies named Constance!
  • Random Constance Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Constance ranks 100th in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 73 babies in California have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Constance: Your name in reverse order is Ecnatsnoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nctosnace. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Constance? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,629 people with the last name Constance.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Constance? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Constance as their last name since less than 1 person in 182k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Constance as a first name

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Popularity of Constance as a last name

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Common last names for Constance

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • White
  • Jackson
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Clark
  • Wright
  • Hall

Common first names for Constance

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Constance U.S.
  White 75.87% 64.26%
  African American 7.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Constance

People with the last name Constance are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Constance" mean? The list below shows the origins of Constance as well as things modernly associated with the name Constance such as celebrities named Constance.

English

Origin and Meaning of Constance

The name "Constance" is of English origin, and it means "Constant". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The council in 1414-1418 that succeeded in ending the Great Schism in the Roman Catholic Church
  2. A lake in southeastern Germany on the northern side of the Swiss Alps; forms part of the Rhine River
Wiktionary

A medieval form of the Latin Constantia from a word meaning constancy.

  1. A female given name.
  2. A surname​.

Constance was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons With the Name Constance

Constance Wu

Constance Wu is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Constance was given the name Constance Tianming Wu on March 22nd, 1982 in Richmond, Virginia, U.S.

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Connie Britton

Connie Britton is an actress, singer, and producer. She was most prominent from 1995 to present. Connie was given the name Constance Elaine Womack on March 6th, 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Constance Zimmer

Constance Zimmer is an actress. She has been prominent since 1993. Constance was born on October 11th, 1970 in Seattle, Washington, U.S.

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Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake was an actress. Her career lasted from 1939 to 1954. Veronica was given the name Constance Frances Marie Ockelman on November 14th, 1922 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Veronica is also known as Constance Keane and Connie Keane. She left this life on July 7th, 1973.

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Connie Booth

Connie Booth is a psychotherapist, actress, comedian, writer, and psychotherapy. Connie was given the name Constance Booth on January 31st, 1944 in Indianapolis.

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Connie Chung

Connie Chung is a news presenter, reporter, journalist, and journalism. Her ongoing career started in 1972. Connie was given the name Constance Yu-Hwa Chung on August 20th, 1946 in Washington, D.C.

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  • Constance Marie
    (actor)
  • Connie Smith
    (singing)
  • Constance Bennett
    (actress)
  • Constance Georgine Markievicz
    (Member of Parliament)
  • Constance Towers
    (actress)
  • Constance Lloyd
    (writer)
  • Connie Willis
    (writer)
  • Constance Jablonski
    (leading somebody)
  • Constance Kent
    (criminal)
  • Constance of Arles
    (royalty)
  • Constance Ford
    (influential somebody)
  • Constance Talmadge
    (important somebody)
  • Constance Collier
    (actress)
  • Constance Cummings
    (famed individual)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Constance

Harriet Constance Smithson

Harriet Constance Smithson was a shakespearean actress. She was most active from 1814 to 1837. Harriet was given the name Harriet Constance on March 18th, 1800 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland. She left this life on March 3rd, 1854.

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Constance

Constance is royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1166 to 1201.

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Angela Constance

Angela Constance is a for Almond Valley, (Livingston ), Cabinet Secretary for Education, Lifelong Learning, Cabinet Secretary for Training, Youth, Women’s Employment, Minister for Youth Employment, Minister for Children, Young People, Minister for Skills, Member of the Scottis. Angela was born on July 15th, 1970 in Blackburn, West Lothian Scotland.

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Andrew Constance

Andrew Constance is a Member of New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Minister for Ageing, Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure, Treasurer of New South Wales, and Minister for Transport (New South Wales). His career lasted from 2003 to 2015. Andrew was born on October 31st, 1973.

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Nathan Constance

Nathan Constance is a notable person. Nathan was born on January 7th, 1979 in London, United Kingdom.

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Quilla Constance

Quilla Constance is an important individual. Quilla was given the name Jennifer Allen in Birmingham, West Midlands, England.

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What does the name Constance mean?

Cis for calm, a pleasant trait.

Ois for objective, always impartial

Nis for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Sis for sensitive, another side shows.

Tis for talent, hidden or not.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Cis for creative, ideas aplenty

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain). U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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