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Earnest Name Popularity

How popular is the name Earnest? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 116 231 0.0656%
1911 121 264 0.0709%
1912 134 446 0.0884%
1913 144 489 0.0862%
1914 147 615 0.0882%
1915 144 786 0.0865%
1916 155 753 0.078%
1917 144 882 0.0882%
1918 142 1,039 0.0968%
1919 140 1,020 0.0974%
1920 140 1,060 0.0953%
1921 139 1,101 0.0962%
1922 145 1,055 0.0947%
1923 146 1,037 0.0926%
1924 145 1,111 0.0957%
1925 148 1,074 0.095%
1926 147 1,111 0.101%
1927 150 1,029 0.093%
1928 152 1,016 0.095%
1929 156 954 0.0921%
1930 154 969 0.0928%
1931 162 890 0.0902%
1932 169 843 0.0853%
1933 165 832 0.0893%
1934 159 901 0.0932%
1935 163 846 0.0871%
1936 169 783 0.0813%
1937 173 802 0.0814%
1938 178 786 0.0768%
1939 176 782 0.0769%
1940 183 768 0.0723%
1941 183 782 0.0695%
1942 193 799 0.0633%
1943 177 903 0.0692%
1944 181 868 0.07%
1945 188 779 0.0639%
1946 201 825 0.0559%
1947 202 951 0.057%
1948 211 870 0.0545%
1949 213 854 0.0531%
1950 213 862 0.0535%
1951 232 788 0.0465%
1952 233 788 0.0451%
1953 238 761 0.043%
1954 249 741 0.0405%
1955 263 678 0.0369%
1956 270 700 0.0371%
1957 303 601 0.0312%
1958 298 600 0.0317%
1959 328 524 0.0276%
1960 318 569 0.03%
1961 342 495 0.0262%
1962 349 472 0.0257%
1963 360 437 0.0243%
1964 384 393 0.0223%
1965 363 411 0.0251%
1966 364 392 0.0251%
1967 374 357 0.0235%
1968 394 351 0.0234%
1969 406 344 0.0223%
1970 406 358 0.0225%
1971 416 335 0.0223%
1972 431 297 0.0218%
1973 435 280 0.0216%
1974 459 259 0.0199%
1975 462 257 0.02%
1976 455 254 0.0197%
1977 497 225 0.0167%
1978 550 182 0.0135%
1979 523 217 0.0154%
1980 513 229 0.0157%
1981 528 212 0.0144%
1982 519 223 0.0149%
1983 569 172 0.0117%
1984 628 136 0.0091%
1985 658 126 0.0083%
1986 644 146 0.0097%
1987 680 131 0.0086%
1988 762 105 0.0067%
1989 723 137 0.0085%
1990 823 107 0.0065%
1991 869 94 0.0058%
1992 866 97 0.0061%
1993 1,121 54 0.0035%
1994 1,004 73 0.0048%
1995 1,086 62 0.0041%
1996 1,165 54 0.0036%
1997 1,186 53 0.0036%
1998 1,195 54 0.0036%
1999 1,386 38 0.0025%
2000 1,587 29 0.0019%
2001 1,647 27 0.0018%
2002 1,953 17 0.0011%
2003 1,876 20 0.0013%
2004 2,357 10 0.0007%
2005 1,993 19 0.0012%
2006 1,625 38 0.0024%
2007 2,208 15 0.001%
2008 2,120 17 0.0011%
2009 2,116 16 0.0011%
2010 2,618 7 0.0005%
2011 1,862 23 0.0016%
2012 2,426 9 0.0006%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 2,899 5 0.0003%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 2,336 10 0.0007%
2019 2,627 5 0.0004%
2020 0 0%

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What names sound like Earnest?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ernesto

Serious; battle to the death

German

Ernst

Serious; battle to the death

German


What names are similar to Earnest?

Find a name that’s like Earnest, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Barnes

Near the barns

English

Barnet

Burned clearing

English

Barnett

Burned clearing

English

Ernestus

Serious; battle to the death

German

Garnet

Spear; red like a pomegranate

French

Garnett

Spear; red like a pomegranate

French


Siblings of Earnest

Mamas with kids named Earnest also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Emily

To excel

Latin

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  1. He is the fourth generation with the name Earnest.


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