What does Ernestina mean?
Ernestina \e-rnesti-na, er-nes-tina\ as a girls' name. Ernestina's name origin is Old German, and the meaning of Ernestina is "serious; battle to the death". Ernestina is a variation of Ernestine (Old German): elaborated feminine form of Ernest. Somewhat infrequent as a baby name. See also Erna.
Ernestina is a very prominent first name for females (#1067 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Ernestina for girls. Ernestina was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #694 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Ernestina and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Ernestina listed in the Top 1000 are Ernestine, Erna and Earnestine. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during 1930-1939 and is now much lower, with the forms Ernestine, Ernestina, Erna and Earnestine becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)