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Ernst meaning and name origin
Ernst \e-rn-st, er-nst\ as a boy's name has the meaning "serious business; battle to the death" and is a variant of Ernest (Old German): from the word eornost.
Suggested similar baby names are Earnest, Ernesto and Erneszt.
Popularity of Ernst
Ernst is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2044 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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