What does Earnestine mean?
Earnestine [earnes-tine] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Earnestine is "serious; battle to the death". Earnestine is an alternate spelling of Ernestine (Old German): elaborated feminine variant of Ernest.
Associated with: battle.
Earnestine▼ has 2 variants: Ernestina and Ernestyna.
1 more related form via Ernestine: Ernesztina.Creative forms:
(female) Earnestiner, ..
(male) Earnestien, .. Middle name pairings:
Earnestine Aylin (E.A.), ..
How popular is Earnestine?
Earnestine is a very prominent first name for women (#803 out of 4276, Top 19%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Earnestine reached its apex rank of #348 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Earnestine ranked in the Top 2000 are Ernestine and Ernestina. Other forms, like Ernesztina, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Earnestine reached its highest in the 1920s (adoption of 0.09%), but now, forms like Earnestine have fallen out of fashion.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Celestine▼, Chrisstine, Christine▼, Chrystine, Cristine, Crystine, Destine, Earlene▼, Earlette, Earline▼, Earvette (see Irvette), Egbertine (see Egberta), Elbertine, Ernaline, Ernesha, Ernesta, Ernice, Fantine, Faustine, Garnette, Hansine, Herbertine, Jestine, Khristine, Kirstine, Kristine▼, Krystine, Lareine, Larentina, Larsine, Laurentine, Laurestine, Marceline, Marcelline, Marnette, Martine, Modestine, Selestine and Valentine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Earnestine.See names in meaning and etymology.