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Meaning and name origin

Ernestina \e-rnesti-na, er-nes-tina\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Ernestina is "serious; battle to the death". Ernestina is a variant of Ernestine (Old German): elaborated feminine form of Ernest, created in the 19th century. See also Erna.


Ernestina has 2 variant forms: Earnestine, Ernestyna.


Ernestina is a very popular first name for females (#1067 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ernestina for girls. Ernestina reached its highest rank of #694 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ernestina name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ernestina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ernestine, Ernestina, Erna and Earnestine. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Earnestine, Erna, Ernestina, Ernestine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ernestina is also pronounced similarly to Ernesztina. Another suggested similar baby name is Ernesta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ernestina.