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Earnest Surname History

The Earnest name is a German name and is a variation from the name Ernst.

The surname Earnest is derived from the German surname "Ernst" which means "serious fight." The Earnest family is originally from Germany.  At least, this is what one branch of the Earnest family has shared. If you have more information on this surname or if you have different knowledge about the Earnest family, please add it to this page.

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Earnest Meaning & Etymology

The surname Earnest dates back to the surname Ernst, which means "serious fight".

Earnest Life Expectancy

According to our database of 3,122 people with the last name Earnest that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

71.9
years

Most Common Earnest First Names

According to our database of 4,528 people with the last name Earnest that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • John 3.0%
  • James 2.8%
  • William 2.8%
  • Charles 1.9%
  • Robert 1.9%
  • Mary 1.7%
  • George 1.1%
  • Thomas 0.9%
  • David 0.9%
  • Joseph 0.8%
  • Henry 0.8%
  • Helen 0.7%
  • Michael 0.6%
  • Dorothy 0.6%
  • Margaret 0.6%
  • Frank 0.6%
  • Harold 0.6%
  • Elizabeth 0.6%
  • Albert 0.5%
  • Linda 0.5%
  • Mildred 0.5%
  • Betty 0.5%
  • Annie 0.5%
  • Jacob 0.4%
  • Walter 0.4%
  • Kenneth 0.4%
  • Ralph 0.4%
  • Donald 0.4%
  • Daniel 0.4%
  • Richard 0.4%
  • Ruth 0.4%
  • Carl 0.4%
  • Edna 0.4%
  • Paul 0.4%
  • Clyde 0.4%
  • Edward 0.4%
  • Eugene 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.4%
  • Virginia 0.4%
  • Ethel 0.3%
  • J 0.3%
  • Grace 0.3%
  • Pearl 0.3%
  • Willie 0.3%
  • Roy 0.3%
  • Anna 0.3%
  • Jessie 0.3%
  • Sarah 0.3%
  • Lloyd 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%

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