German variation of Ernest
"serious, resolute"

Ernst Origin and Meaning

The name Ernst is a boy's name of German, Swedish origin.
Concise and clipped European version of the earnest Ernest.

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Famous People Named Ernst

  • Ernst Eduard KummerGerman mathematician
  • Ernst Heinrich Philipp August HaeckelGerman biologist
  • Ernst AngelAustralian poet & psychologist
  • Ernst Werner von SiemensGerman entrepeneur
  • Ernst Boris ChainGerman physiologist; winner of the Nobel Prize
  • Ernst Otto FischerGerman chemist; winner of the Nobel Prize
  • Ernst August Friedrich RuskaGerman physicist; winner of the Nobel Prize
  • (Ernst) Ingmar BergmanSwedish director
  • Ernst HaasGerman photographer
  • Ernst LubitschGerman,American film director
  • Ernst Kasimir Friedrich Karl EberhardCount of Lippe,Biesterfeld
  • Richard R. ErnstGerman chemist and Nobel laureate
  • Alex ErnstInternet Comedian

Ernst in Pop Culture

  • Ernst Stavro Blofeldsupervillain the James Bond series
  • Ernst Robelcharacter from musical 'Spring Awakening'
  • Ernst Volgercharacter in the Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld
  • Ernst Robinsoncharacter in book/film "The Swiss Family Robinson"
  • Ernst and Youngprofessional accounting firm