Name Ernest Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ernest


Ernest is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Ernest?

Ernest derived from the Old High German name Ernst.

What does the name Ernest mean?

Ernest means “serious” (from Old Germanic “ernust” = seriousness, determinedness).

Pronunciation of Ernest

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Popularity of the name Ernest

The name Ernest is ranked #3975 overall.

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