Ernest - boys name

Ernest name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Ernest name meaning:

Origin: German



Dickens names, Victorian names

Related names

Ernest , Earnest, Erna, Ernestine, Ernestino, Ernesto , Ernie , Erno, Ernst

Other boys names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 305 out of 4789

153 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Ernest

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Ernest from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Ernest in 2023