Could Ernst be a Girl's name? #germany


ronald Wallace
 

I recently found a photograph of my Great Grandparents together with their
six children. The picture was taken about 1892 in Berlin.

I have everyone's birth dates confirmed both by Birth Certificates and
entries in our Family Bible.

However the ages of the youngest 3 children make no sense unless one of them
named Ernst is in fact a girl.

Does anyone have any knowledge of whether Girls in the late 1800's
(1870-1880) might have been called Ernst. This is the only way that the
picture would make any sense.

I would appreciate any input. This Ernst died at 19 and so never married,
thus I have no reference >from any marriage.

Thank You, Ronny Wallace Apollo Beach, FL @ronaldw6

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