Meaning and name origin
Ernst is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2044 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ernst for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ernst and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ernest (#880) and Ernst. (2014 statistics).