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pinWhat does Ernestine mean?

Ernestine /er-nes-tine/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Ernestine) is pronounced er-ness-TEEN. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Ernestine is "serious; battle to the death". Elaborated feminine form of Ernest, created in the 19th century.


pinVariations

Ernestine has 9 variants: Earnestine, Erna, Ernaline, Ernesha, Ernesta, Ernestina, Ernestyna, Ernesztina and Ernice.

Kreatif forms: Ernestineeu, Euernestine, Eunestine. [more]

pinHow popular is Ernestine?

Ernestine is a very popular first name for females (#409 out of 4276, Top 10%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#134929 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Ernestine for girls. Ernestine reached its top rank of #210 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Popular variation forms of Ernestine are Earnestine, Erna and Ernestina. Usage of these forms of Ernestine reached its most widespread during the years 1930-1939 (average #484) and has become much less since. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Ernestine and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

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