Ernestine
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
UR-nəs-teen
Meaning
Serious and earnest woman
Like the Name Ernestine?
BOYS
GIRLS
+ Ernestine
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Ernestine"

Ernestine originates in Germanic languages and means "serious and earnest woman". It is a feminine form of Ernest, the name which was popularized by Oscar Wilde in his play The Importance of Being Earnest. As a feminine given name, Ernestine became very rare in the United States and nowadays is considered rather old-fashioned.

Popularity of the Name Ernestine
Also Spelled Like...

Ernestina, Earnesteana, Earnesteena, Earnestina, Earnestyna, Erna, Ernesta, Ernesteana, Ernestyna, Ernestyne, Ernesztina

Famous Ernestines

Ernestine Anderson - jazz artist
Ernestine Carey - published author
Ernestine Hill - writer

+ Add a Name ·
Do you like the name Ernestine?
Discussion on the name Ernestine
Weekly Prize Big thumb yummi set spunky 500

The Yummi Pouch Snack Time Set features 4 Brights reusable food pouches, 3 Yummi Pouch snack bags and 3 Yummi Pouch sandwich bags. Available in Spunky and Sweet styles.Yummi Pouch snack time solutions encourage healthy snacks for active kids. Yummi Pouch Eco-friendly reusable food pouches are freezer & dishwasher safe and can be filled with homemade blended snacks and smoothies and easily taken on the go. Yummi Pouch cloth snack bags are ideal for holding dry snacks. They are easy to open with a silent...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.