Ernst - Meaning of Ernst

What does Ernst mean?

[ 1 syll. er-(n)(s)(t), ern-st ] The baby boy name Ernst is pronounced as EHRNST (German) †. Ernst is a Dutch, German, and Scandinavian name of Germanic origin. Ernst is a variant transcription of the name Ernest (English, French, and Slavic).

See also the related categories, dutch, german, and scandinavian.

Ernst is rare as a baby boy name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1906, 0.010% of baby boys were named Ernst. It had a ranking of #653 then. The baby name has experienced a loss in popularity since then, and is now of sporadic use. Out of the family of boy names directly related to Ernst, Ernest was the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Ernst include Erneszt (Hungarian), Earnest (English), Erneste, Earnesto, and Ernesto (English, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish).

† Pronunciation for Ernst: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

Details of famous persons named Ernst:
Author E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus) Hoffmann, born Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann 24 January 1776 - 25 June 1822, Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany.
Fictional Villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, born 1961.
Filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, born Ernst Ingmar Bergman 14 July 1918 - 30 July 2007, Uppsala, Sweden.
Physicist Ernst Mach, born 18 February 1838 - 19 February 1916, Chrlice, Moravia.

Meaning of Ernst Meaning of Ernest Meaning of Ern Meaning of Ernie Meaning of Earnest Meaning of Ernesto Meaning of Erny Meaning of Ernesta
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