Ernie name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 16th, 2023
Gender: Boy
Origin: German and Germanic
Usage: English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Ernie e-rnie
Meaning: Sincere, Form of Ernest, Earnest, Battle to the Death, Gravity and Serious
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What does Ernie mean?

Ernie's meaning is Sincere, Form of Ernest, Earnest, Battle to the Death, Gravity or Serious used for both sexes and is used especially in Norwegian, Swedish, English, Danish and Finnish is originated from German and Germanic.

Ernie is shortened form of Ernest. Ernest is variant of Ernust. Ernest is English cognate of Ernst. Prevailing and Perennial Ernest has its origin in Old High German, Germanic and French, Ernest means "Serious Battle to the Death, Sincere and Gravity".

Ernie is short version of Ern. Ern is diminutive of Ernest. Ern means A Variant Spelling of the German Earnest and Diminutive of Earnest is primarily used in English is originated from Germanic and English..

It is celebrated on November 7th.

How do I pronounce Ernie?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Ernie as e-rnie. The other ways to say the name is er-nie.

Variants of Ernie

Ernest, Ernestus, Ernust, Ernst, Arnost, Erenst

Names that rhyme with Ernie

How popular is the name Ernie?

A common name in United States having over 17097 recievers in 197 years of usage. When at the peak of its usage in 1945, the moniker grabbed the 304th spot and 450 baby boys were given the name.

Additionally, the given name has been in Also, Ernie is common in England and Wales where over 683 new-borns have been given the name since 1996. At present at its peak, the moniker grabbed the 391st spot and 111 baby boys were given the name.

But Ernie is a popular baby name in Philippines where every 1 in 3000 have the name as well as in Canada. As per our research, over 100000 babies have been bestowed Ernie around the globe.

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Ernie in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Ernie

Learn what makes you happy. You know yourself so well, that you always find a way to keep yourself amused. If number 1 is your soul urge no, it means you should be more independent. Your primary goal is to create a life you won't need a yearly vacation from. Skin touch makes you nervous because you feel it so deeply that it makes you tremble. You are co-operative, caring and courteous individual.

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  •  Granville - Commonly Accepted and Conifer Granville has its origin in Old French, Granville means "Large City" which is primarily used in English is aimed at boys. In 1918, renowned Granville ranked 490 on list of baby boy names in United States
  •  Van - Widely Accepted and Ceaseless Van has its origin in Celtic and Old English is mostly used in Norwegian and Hindi, Van means "Knowledge or Forest" is used for both boys and girls
  •  Lorine - Used in Swedish and Finnish persistent and prominent, Lorine is used as a gender-neutral name has its roots in Latin and Old French, Lorine means "Lorraine is an Area in Eastern France or Laurel"
  •  Aitana - Frequently Used and Skyrocketing In demand Aitana came from Basque is particulary used in Spanish, meaning of Aitana is "From the Countryside Coming Aitana or Glory" is used for baby girls
  •  Josefina - Primarily used in Swedish and Norwegian eternal and cherished, Josefina means "He (God) Will Add or God Would Multiply" which originated from Hebrew is used for both boys and girls
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Middle names for Ernie

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Sibling Names for Ernie

If you're considering naming your baby boy Ernie, you might be wondering what sibling names would pair well with this classic moniker. Look no further! We've compiled a list of 20 potential sibling names that could complement an Ernie perfectly, whether you're looking for something traditional or more unique.

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Famous people named Ernie

  • Ernie Krivda, jazz saxophone player
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  • Ernie Quinn, Australian politician
  • Ernie Pym, English professional footballer
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  • Ernie Cholakis, former field hockey player from Canada,
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  • Ernie Farrow, jazz bassist
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  • Ernie Deane, American journalist and academic
  • Ernie Epp, Canadian historian and former politician
  • Ernie Hines, American Soul musician
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  • Ernie Butler, comedy impresario in Montreal
  • Ernie Hart, was English footballer
  • Ernie Hudson Jr., Earnest Lee Hudson Jr
  • Ernie Kovacs, American comedian, actor, and writer
  • Ernie Pyle, Pulitzer Prize–winning American journalist
  • Ernie Wise, English comedian
  • Ernie Els, South African professional golfer
  • Ernie Eves, Canadian lawyer and former politician
  • Ernie Warlick, tight end from North Carolina Central University
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  • Ernie Whitt, American manager for the Canadian national baseball team and a former catcher
  • Ernie Harwell, American sportscaster
  • Ernie Fletcher, American physician and politician
  • Ernie Ross, politician in the United Kingdom
  • Ernie Bushmiller, Ernest Paul "Ernie" Bushmiller, Jr
  • Ernie Lombardi, Italian American professional baseball player
  • Ernie Nevers, American football and baseball player and football coach
  • Ernie Ladd, American collegiate and professional football player and a professional wrestler
  • Ernie Hudson, American character actor
  • Ernie Watts, American jazz and rhythm and blues saxophonist
  • Ernie Ball, American entrepreneur and musician
  • Ernie DiGregorio, American former National Basketball Association player
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  • Ernie Parsons, former politician in Ontario, Canada
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  • Ernie Morrison, African American child actor
  • Ernie Pieterse, racing driver from South Africa
  • Ernie Terrell, American professional boxer
  • Ernie McCoy, American racecar driver
  • Ernie Irvan, former American professional stock car racing driver
  • Ernie Sabella, American actor and voice actor
  • Ernie K-Doe, Ernest Kador Jr
  • Ernie C, American musician best known as the lead guitarist of heavy metal band Body Count
  • Ernie Godden, retired professional ice hockey centre
  • Ernie Roth, American professional wrestling manager
  • Ernie Collins characterized the crucial role of Youth in 1919 romance flick Where Ambition Leads.
  • Ernie Dingo, from 1988 action and adventure movie 'Crocodile' Dundee II, who characterized Charlie.
  • Ernie Lotinga characterized the leading character of Jimmy Josser in 1932 comedy movie Josser on the River.
  • Ernie E. Frantz characterized the key character of Ed in 2002 drama film Back Against the Wall.
  • In 1988, Ernie Garcia characterized the role of Roel in drama film Bukas sisikat din ang araw.
  • Ernie Djohan, from 1966 drama movie Belaian kasih, who characterized the Herni.
  • Ernie Minera portrayed the significant role of Angel Tony in 2011 comedy movie Forgotten Soul.

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