Earnest

Earnest - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Earnest appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #116. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Earnest and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Earnest? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Earnest. The baby boy name Earnest was given to 9 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3105 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 182,340 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Earnest peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 116.



Famous with this name

Robb Earnest
David Earnest
Michele Earnest


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Earnest is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Earnest is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,591 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,591.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Earnest is where you live.


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Earnest origin and meaning

Earnest is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Earnest, pop culture references for the name Earnest and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Earnest

We've found the following names that sound similar to Earnest, sorted by popularity.

Ernest / Ernesto / Ernst /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123105
20112180
20103343
20092554
20082526
20072623
20061775
20052266
20042871
20032070
20022191
20011799
20001696
19991464
19981228
19971222
19961189
19951113
19941025
19931153
1992877
1991884
1990830
1989732
1988764
1987680
1986645
1985661
1984626
1983569
1982519
1981528
1980513
1979524
1978549
1977497
1976454
1975463
1974459
1973436
1972430
1971415
1970407
1969407
1968394
1967373
1966364
1965364
1964384
1963360
1962349
1961339
1960318
1959327
1958299
1957302
1956270
1955265
1954248
1953238
1952233
1951232
1950213
1949213
1948211
1947202
1946201
1945188
1944181
1943177
1942193
1941183
1940183
1939176
1938179
1937173
1936169
1935163
1934158
1933165
1932169
1931162
1930154
1929156
1928152
1927150
1926147
1925148
1924145
1923147
1922145
1921139
1920140
1919140
1918142
1917144
1916155
1915144
1914146
1913144
1912135
1911121
1910116

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1591

Even more about Earnest


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Earnest a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Earnest?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Earnest
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 182,340
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +9

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