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Erna meaning and name origin

Erna \e-rna, er-na\ as a girl's name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Erna is "capable". Mythology: name of the wife of the demi-god Jarl. Also short form of Ernesta or Ernestina, feminine forms of Ernest.

Erna has 2 variant forms: Ernaline and Ernalynn.

For more information, see also the related name Ernestine.

Erna is also pronounced similarly to Arna, Orna and Warna. Other suggested similar baby names are Edna, Eena, Eirana, Eirena, Elna, Ena, Erda, Erena, Erene, Erga, Erin, Erina, Erinn, Erinna, Erla, Erma, Erwina, Eryn, Erynn, Etna and Euna.

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Popularity of Erna

Erna is a very popular first name for females (#929 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Erna name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Erna with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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