Ernst

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Ernest [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Ernust

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ernstinpoika Finland
Ernstsen Denmark Norway
Ernstson Sweden
Ernstssen Norway
Ernstsson Sweden
Ernstsøn Norway
Ernstzen Norway
Erntsen Norway

Female

Ernstdatter Denmark Norway
Ernstdotter Sweden
Ernstintytär Finland
Ernstsdatter Norway

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ernst
Genitive: Ernsts
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ernst
Accusative: Ernst
Dative: Ernsti
Genitive: Ernsts
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ernst
Genitive: Ernstin
Partitive: Ernstiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ernst
Accusative: Ernst
Dative: Ernst
Genitive: Ernsts
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ernst
Genitive: Ernsts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ernst
Genitive: Ernsts

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

2 March

Norway Norway

2 March

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

13 March

Sweden Sweden

2 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Gnbox image.png The German pronunciation of Ernst can be found on our sister site www.germannames.de.

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 2 2980 11322
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 2061 n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
0 n.a. 1408 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
0 0 9 23
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 2858
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Ernst(m) Sources: [8][9][10][12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ernst(m)

Sources: [8] [9] [10] [12]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi