Constance Family History
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Constance Name Meaning
from the medieval female personal name Constance, Latin Constantia, originally a feminine form of Constantius (see Constant), but later taken as the abstract noun constantia ‘steadfastness’. habitational name from Coutances in La Manche, France, which was named Constantia in Latin (see above) in honor of the Roman emperor Constantius Chlorus, who was responsible for fortifying the settlement in ad 305.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press