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Ernst Meaning


What does Ernst mean?

The name Ernst is of German origin.

The meaning of Ernst is "serious".

Ernst is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Ernst.

The Given Name Ernst

Ernst is a name with class.

This 1 syllable name has charm and timelessness.

Ernst is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ernst Boris Chain, Ernst Haeckel, and Ernst Happel.

Ernst Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 12,652 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Ernst has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Ernst Name Popularity Page.

Ernst Related Names

The names Erna, Ernesha, Ernest, Ernsta are all forms of Ernst.

Famous Ernsts

  • Ernst Boris Chain ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1945
  • Ernst Haeckel ~ Scientist
  • Ernst Happel ~ Soccer Player
  • Ernst Mach ~ Scientist
  • Ernst Otto Fischer ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1973
  • Ernst Ruska ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1986

Ernst Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Ernst.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Ernst Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ernst in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ernst.

Just for fun, see the name Ernst in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ernst in Nautical Flags page.