Ermine - Meaning of Ermine

What does Ermine mean?

[ 2 syll. er-mi-ne, erm-ine ] The baby girl name Ermine is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced ERMAHN †. Ermine has its origins in the Old French and Germanic languages. It is used largely in English. Old French origin: The name is most likely a derivative of Hermine, but it has often been associated with the Old French and also English word ermine in reference to the white fur from the short-tailed weasel also called ermine. The ultimate source could be the Latin 'Armenius mus' meaning 'Armenian rat'.

Ermine is a form of the French and German Hermine in the English language.

Ermine has 18 forms. Forms of the name include Ermea, Ermeana, Ermeane, Ermee, Ermeen, Ermeena, Ermey, Ermi, Ermie, Ermin, Ermina, Erminda, Erminia, Erminie, Ermy, Ermyna, and Ermyne. Another English form is the shortening Erma.

See also the related categories, armenian, english, latin, word (element), and french.

Ermine is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Ermine include Irmine (English), Eramann, and Eramanne.

† Pronunciation for Ermine: ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"



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