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Ernst meaning and name origin

Ernst \e-rn-st, er-nst\ as a boy's name is a variant of Ernest (Old German), and the meaning of Ernst is "serious; battle to the death".

The baby name Ernst sounds like Ernesto and Earnest. Other similar baby names are Eraste and Ernestus.

Popularity of Ernst

Ernst is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2044 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Ernst
Popularity of Ernst