Ernestine

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44k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ernestine

"Ernestine" is a name of German origin, and it means "Serious: determined. Feminine of Emest". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, feminine form of Ernest borrowed from French.

Notable Persons Named Ernestine

Jane Russell was an actress, model, and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1943 to present. Jane was given the name Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell on June 21st, 1921 in Bemidji, Minnesota, U.S. She died on February 28th, 2011.

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Ernestine Shepherd is a competitive body builder. Her career lasted from 22 to 22. Ernestine was born Ernestine Shepherd on June 16th, 1936. Ernestine is also known as Ernie.

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Ernestine Anderson is a blues and jazz singing. She plays Vocals. Ernestine was born Ernestine Anderson on November 11th, 1928.

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Ernestine was born as the child of Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Frank Bunker Gilbreth, and Sr. on April 5th, 1908 in New York City, New York, U.S. She left this life on November 4th, 2006.

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Ernestine Wade was an actress. Her career lasted from 1940 to 1975. Ernestine was born on August 7th, 1906 in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. She breathed her last breath on April 15th, 1983.

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Ernestine was given the name Ernestine Louise Polowsky on January 13th, 1810 in Piotrków Trybunalski. Ernestine is also known as Ernestine Louise Polowsky. She died on August 4th, 1892.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ernestine

She holds the title Duchess of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1758 to 1780. Princess was born as the child of Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Bayreuth on January 4th, 1740 in Weimar. She left this life on June 10th, 1786.

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How popular is the baby name Ernestine in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 17 17 0
1881 21 21 0
1882 34 34 0
1883 27 27 0
1884 29 29 0
1885 26 26 0
1886 27 27 0
1887 53 53 0
1888 46 46 0
1889 42 42 0
1890 68 68 0
1891 46 46 0
1892 59 59 0
1893 64 64 0
1894 72 72 0
1895 70 70 0
1896 56 56 0
1897 78 78 0
1898 92 92 0
1899 74 74 0
1900 93 93 0
1901 74 74 0
1902 113 113 0
1903 106 106 0
1904 121 121 0
1905 123 123 0
1906 120 120 0
1907 143 143 0
1908 176 176 0
1909 169 169 0
1910 184 184 0
1911 238 238 0
1912 354 354 0
1913 425 425 0
1914 473 473 0
1915 564 564 0
1916 676 676 0
1917 742 742 0
1918 823 823 0
1919 738 738 0
1920 863 863 0
1921 871 871 0
1922 956 951 5
1923 904 898 6
1924 976 970 6
1925 1,027 1,022 5
1926 1,045 1,038 7
1927 1,031 1,025 6
1928 1,067 1,057 10
1929 922 914 8
1930 968 959 9
1931 953 941 12
1932 881 873 8
1933 849 844 5
1934 861 854 7
1935 903 891 12
1936 805 793 12
1937 779 772 7
1938 796 790 6
1939 794 794 0
1940 775 768 7
1941 763 763 0
1942 808 808 0
1943 861 861 0
1944 839 834 5
1945 771 771 0
1946 787 787 0
1947 838 838 0
1948 775 775 0
1949 765 765 0
1950 721 721 0
1951 698 698 0
1952 707 702 5
1953 627 627 0
1954 572 567 5
1955 503 503 0
1956 533 533 0
1957 460 454 6
1958 437 437 0
1959 413 413 0
1960 401 401 0
1961 384 384 0
1962 400 400 0
1963 347 347 0
1964 304 304 0
1965 257 257 0
1966 233 233 0
1967 232 232 0
1968 185 185 0
1969 169 169 0
1970 178 178 0
1971 141 141 0
1972 133 133 0
1973 106 106 0
1974 87 87 0
1975 79 79 0
1976 64 64 0
1977 72 72 0
1978 66 66 0
1979 73 73 0
1980 67 67 0
1981 81 81 0
1982 55 55 0
1983 56 56 0
1984 68 68 0
1985 51 51 0
1986 45 45 0
1987 60 60 0
1988 37 37 0
1989 32 32 0
1990 38 38 0
1991 36 36 0
1992 25 25 0
1993 30 30 0
1994 30 30 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 18 18 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 11 11 0
2000 7 7 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 10 10 0
2005 7 7 0
2006 5 5 0
2008 6 6 0
2011 8 8 0
2012 12 12 0
2014 9 9 0
2015 5 5 0
2016 12 12 0

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Popularity of Ernestine as a first name

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Popularity of Ernestine as a last name

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Common last names for Ernestine

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Miller
  • Thomas
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Robinson
  • White
  • Anderson
  • Walker
  • Allen
  • Clark

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ernestine U.S.
  White 69.16% 64.26%
  African American 29.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ernestine

People with the last name Ernestine are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ernestine

  • How Popular is the name Ernestine? Ernestine is the 1,071st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ernestine was the 152,628th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ernestine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,160 babies born with the first name Ernestine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ernestine to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ernestine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • When was Ernestine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ernestine is Saturday, July 18th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Ernestine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ernestine was in 1928 with a total of 1,057 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ernestine!
  • Random Ernestine Factoid: According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ernestine ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 63 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1932.
  • Weird things about the name Ernestine: Your name in reverse order is Enitsenre. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeertsnni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ernestine? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 107 people with the last name Ernestine.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ernestine? Ernestine is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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