What does Ermine mean?
Ermine [er-mine] as a girls' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Ermine is "weasel". The fur of the ermine weasel derives its name from the medieval Latin for weasel, armenius mus meaning "Armenian mouse". A name with royal connotations, as the fur of the ermine weasel, which turns white in winter, is used for robes of royalty. The name is also a variant of the German name Hermine, a feminine form of Herman.
1 more different relation via Hermine: Erminine.Creative forms:
(female) Eimine, Elmine, ..
(male) Ermige, Ermike, .. Middle name pairings:
Ermine Isha (E.I.), ..
How popular is Ermine?
Ermine is a rare first name for females. Ermine is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Ermine reached its top rank of #1264 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Ermine ranked in the Top 2000 are Ermina, Erminia, Herman and Hermine. Usage of these forms of Ermine was more pronounced among parents a century ago.
Ermine is alike in pronunciation to Armen, Armine, Armyne, Ermyne and Irmine. Other recommended names are Ardine, Arline▼, Armina, Arminie, Carmine, Earline▼, Edwine, Eimile, Elaine▼, Eline, Elmina, Elvine, Emina, Emmie, Erene, Erike, Erin▼, Erina, Erinn, Erinne, Erlene, Erlina, Erline, Erminie, Ernice, Ervina, Erwina, Esmie, Evline, Irine, Irmina, Irminie (see Erma) and Trine. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ermine.See names in meaning and etymology.