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What does Ernan mean?

Ernan Pronunciation of Ernan [er-nan] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Anglicized form of Earnán, probably derived from iarn meaning "iron". Saint Earnán is the patron saint of Tory Island while Saint Ernin Cass ("the curly haired") is patron of Leighlin.

Associated with: irish, saint.


Ernan has 2 variants: Eirnin and Ernin.

Creative forms:
(male) Einan, Ennan, ..

(female) Ernana, Erne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ernan Jonael (E.J.), ..

How popular is Ernan?

Ernan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Ernan is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ernan has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ernan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ernan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ernan is pronounced similarly to Arnan and Arnon. Other recommended names are Adnan, Annan, Aran, Arian, Arlan, Arman, Arran, Bran, Brenan, Brian, Bryan, Conan, Cronan, Eagan, Eaman, Ean, Eann, Eban, Edan, Ednan, Edrian, Efran, Egan, Ehsan, Eian, Eidan, Eilan, Einar, Einon, Eirian, Eitan, Ejnar, Elan, Elian, Elman, Eman, Eran, Erland, Erman, Ermano, Ermin, Ern, Ernie, Ernst, Eron, Erron, Ervin, Ervyn, Erwin, Erwyn, Etan, Ethan, Euan, Eunan, Evan, Evian, Ewan, Eynon, Finan, Fran, Frean, Hanan, Hernan, Janan, Kenan, Kernan, Oran, Orjan, Orlan, Orman, Orran, Ronan and Tynan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ernan.