- a female given name: derived from Ernest.
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Examples from the Web for ernestine
He hugs his sister, Athelgra, hugs his daughter, Ernestine, hugs his niece Arthel.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou
John Ed Bradley
April 27, 2014
Good God almighty, Ernestine, hide the kids and cover their ears, the damn president wants to talk to 'em.Flunk the Far Right
September 7, 2009
“You may go, Ernestine,” said the Grand Duchess to her maid.The Princess Virginia
C. N. Williamson
Ina had sailed in by this time, and Ernestine followed more soberly.The Million-Dollar Suitcase
Susan was not frightened, as many were, by Ernestine's reputed atheism.
At once Ernestine Rose came to the rescue in support of Mrs. Stanton.
“Every girl is supposed to be a puzzle,” Ernestine Johanson reminded.Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes
Stella M. Francis
Word Origin and History for ernestine
fem. form of Ernest.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper