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What does Earnestine mean?

Earnestine Pronunciation of Earnestine 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 respelling of Ernest.

ASSOCIATED WITH -tine, battle


VARIANTS Ernestyna, Ernestina




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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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Earnestine name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Earnestine outside U.S.

Which version is better?

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Earnestine, Ernestina, Ernestine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Earnestine and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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