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Ernest meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Ernest No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old High German English French Slovene Polish
How to pronounce Ernest e-rne-st What does my name mean?
Meanings: Serious Sincere Serious Battle to the Death Earnest English form of Ernst (meaning: Ernst). Namesakes: Ernest Hemingway, American writer.

Ernest was ranked 708 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 0.14% from its previous ranking of 709 in 2015. Ernest was ranked 837 in 1991 list of US girls name and dropped by 0.97% from its previous ranking of 829 in 1989.

Full form of Ernest : Educated Reasonable Nice Enthusiastic Self-Possessed Tender

Ernest is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 313 in 2015. Only 1033 people have Ernest as their first name. Ernest is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Ernest is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1880 and ranked 708 (0.005293% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 302455 people wear Ernest as their first name. Ernest is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare girl name since 1886 and ranked 708 (0.005293% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 302455 people have Ernest as their first name. Ernest is not a native United States and Ernest may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.083676% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Ernest
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Expression number of Ernest is 9.

Ernest are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. Ernest are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. Ernest are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent.

Names that rhyme with Ernest Bernest, Burnest, Earnest, Erenest, Ernest, Finest, Genest, Ginest, Honest, Nest, VernestFamous people named Ernest
Ernestine Barrier in Project Moon Base as Actress
Ernestina Chinova in Wagner as Actress
Ernestine Mazurowna in Jean de Florette as Actress
Ernestine Mercer in Casper as Actress
Ernestine Wade in Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert as Actress
Ernestine Johnson in Think Like a Man Too as Actress
Ernesto Aguilar in El planeta de los hippies as Director
Ernest Abuba in Twelve Monkeys as Actor
Ernest Tsosie III in A Thief of Time as Actor
Ernesto Griffith in ATM as Actor
Ernest Borgnine, actor,producer
Ernest Hemingway, writer,actor
Ernest H. Roth, production designer
Ernest Day, cinematographer,assistant director
Ernest Haller, cinematographer
Ernest Laszlo, cinematographer
Ernest Palmer, cinematographer
Ernest Gold, composer
Ernest Abbeyquaye, director,producer,actor
Ernest Abdyjaparov, director,writer,producer
Ernest Abuba, actor,producer
Ernest Adamic, writer,director,actor
Ernest Adler, costume department,costume designer
Names like Ernest Ern, Erna, Ernad, Ernal, Ernaline, Ernan, Ernaud, Erneburga, Ernel, Ernell, Ernesha, Erneshia, Ernest, Ernesta, Ernesteen, Ernestene, Ernestina, Ernestine, Ernestino, Ernesto
Ernest Namesakes Posts having Ernest: Comments :Ernest is a male first name and a last name, which in English is used language area, but also in other languages. It corresponds to the name Ernst in German and Ernesto in Spanish and Italian. It derives from the word for "seriousness, enthusiasm, fight." The patron of the name is Holy. The derived nickname Ernie is also used as an independent male first name. In different languages, we find male variants Ern, Ernesto Ernie, Erno and Ernst, and the feminine, Erna, Ernesta, Ernestine, Ernestine and Ernestina and in other languages are French: Ernest, German: Ernst, English: Ernest, Italian: Ernesto, Latvian: Ernests, Dutch: Ernst, Poitevin: Arnest, Polish: Ernest. - Phylis Peavey
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