Popularity:10991
Origin:German
Meaning:serious or resolute
With German origins, Ernie is a boy’s name meaning “serious” or “resolute.” This charming name is a variation of the name Ernest and can often be used as a nickname. However, a name in its own right, Ernie is a timeless classic which was once commonplace throughout the United States. It may have dropped out of the charts some years ago in the states but over in the United Kingdom, Ernie has been making a comeback. Why not be the ones to kickstart the trend here? For those looking for a vintage boy's name, Ernie is a fabulous choice.

Famous People Named Ernie

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  • Ernie Banks
    Baseball Player
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