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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Earnst

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From Old Frisian ernst, from Proto-Germanic *ernustuz. More at earnest.

  1. seriousness; earnest

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Popularity of Earnst as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Earnst U.S.
  White 94.91% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Earnst

People with the last name Earnst are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Earnst

  • How Popular is the name Earnst? Earnst is the 58,334th most popular name of all time. As a last name Earnst was the 60,347th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Earnst have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25 babies born with the first name Earnst in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Earnst? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Earnst first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Earnst is Thursday, December 21st, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Earnst born? The highest recorded use of the first name Earnst was in 1920 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Earnst: Your name in reverse order is Tsnrae. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nstear. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Earnst? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 334 people with the last name Earnst.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Earnst? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Earnst as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Earnst born Feb 12, 1935

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 1400. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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