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Gender: Male Origin of Ernst: German variation of Ernest Meaning of Ernest: English from German, "serious, resolute"

The name Ernst is a boy's name of German, Swedish origin. Ernst and is often added to lists like Victorian Royal Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

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Concise and clipped European version of the earnest Ernest.

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alliebelle Says:

2016-05-26T19:08:15

This is my dad's name. He gets called Ernest, Ern, Enst, and just about anything else you can think of. His "Starbucks name" is Joe.