Meaning:Serious; Battle to the death
Choosing a baby name is serious business! But we think we have found just the one for you: Ernestine. A gender-neutral name of German origin, Ernestine means “serious” and “battle to the death.” The name derives from the Old German word eornost, and will arm baby with the tools they need to fight any battle in life. Notable namesakes include Ernestine Anderson, a jazz and blues singer, and Ernestine Eckstein, an LGBTQ+ activist in the 1960s.
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