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Meaning and name origin

Ernestine \e-rnesti-ne, er-nes-tine\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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.

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


Ernestine is a very popular first name for females (#409 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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