Feminine variation of Ernest

Ernestine Origin and Meaning

The name Ernestine is a girl's name .

One time joke name, à la Lily Tomlin's bossy telephone operator, Ernestine is ready for a possible reevaluation, like cousins Josephine and Clementine..

# 920 in the US

Ernestine Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Ernestine

  • (Ernestine) Jane Geraldine RussellAmerican actress
  • Ernestine Auguste SophiePrincess of Saxe,Weimar,Eisenach; Duchess of Saxe,Hildburghausen
  • (Ernestine Friederike) SophiePrincess of Saxe,Hildburghausen; Hereditary Princess of Saxe,Coburg,Saalfeld; daughter of the above
  • MariePhilippine "Ernestine" Lambriquet, adopted daughter of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette of France
  • Ernestine Shepherdoldest competitive female bodybuilder in the world
  • Ernestine JacksonAmerican actress and singer
  • Ernestine SchumannHeink, German,American contralto
  • Ernestine AndersonAmerican jazz and blues singer
  • Ernestine Gilbreth CareyAmerican memoirist of "Cheaper by the Dozen"
  • Ernestine RoseAmerican women's rights activist
  • Ernestine PetrasAmerican 1940s pro baseball player
  • Wilhelmine ErnestinePrincess of Denmark and Norway; Electress of the Palatinate
  • Elisabeth ErnestinePrincess of Saxe,Meiningen; Abbess of Gandersheim
  • Diana Ernestine RossAmerican singer and actress

Ernestine in Pop Culture

  • Ernestinea rude telephone operator in several of comedian Lily Tomlin's sketches
  • Ernestinebaby Muppet on TV's "Sesame Street"