Earnest Family History & Genealogy

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Earnest Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Sep 13, 2017

Summary

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.

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.

Name Origin

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

Spellings & Pronunciations

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Nationality & Ethnicity

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Early Earnests

These are the earliest records we have of the Earnest family.

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c. 1853 - Mar 14, 1927 1853 - 1927
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1778 - 1843 1778 - 1843
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c. 1855 - Unknown 1855 - ?
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c. 1855 - Unknown 1855 - ?
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c. 1883 - Apr 18, 1948 1883 - 1948
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c. 1887 - Dec 13, 1932 1887 - 1932
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c. 1897 - Unknown 1897 - ?
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c. 1901 - Unknown 1901 - ?
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c. 1901 - Unknown 1901 - ?
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c. 1901 - Unknown 1901 - ?

Earnest Family Photos

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Earnest Family Tree

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Most Common First Names

Sample of 19 Earnest Biographies

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Oct 7, 1911 - March 1985 1911 - 1985
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Mar 27, 1909 - January 1975 1909 - 1975
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Jan 26, 1994 - May 9, 2004 1994 - 2004
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Jun 18, 1920 - February 1984 1920 - 1984
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May 6, 1927 - Jan 4, 2010 1927 - 2010
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Nov 18, 1919 - Dec 15, 1995 1919 - 1995
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Apr 6, 1912 - Apr 2, 2002 1912 - 2002
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Jan 1, 1898 - January 1973 1898 - 1973
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Mar 25, 1904 - Feb 16, 1998 1904 - 1998
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Apr 15, 1906 - December 1981 1906 - 1981
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May 17, 1910 - Mar 11, 2000 1910 - 2000
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May 10, 1896 - June 1979 1896 - 1979
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Feb 20, 1903 - May 1970 1903 - 1970
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May 19, 1933 - Jul 15, 1993 1933 - 1993
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c. 1979 - Unknown 1979 - ?
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c. 1952 - Unknown 1952 - ?
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c. 1953 - Unknown 1953 - ?
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c. 1971 - Unknown 1971 - ?
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c. 1919 - Unknown 1919 - ?

Earnest Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Earnest family member is 71.9 years old 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

Oldest Earnests

These are the longest-lived members of the Earnest family on AncientFaces.

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Sep 21, 1880 - January 1987 1880 - 1987
106 years
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May 9, 1907 - Jun 2, 2009 1907 - 2009
102 years
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Feb 6, 1884 - October 1985 1884 - 1985
101 years
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May 23, 1892 - August 1993 1892 - 1993
101 years
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Dec 16, 1898 - May 26, 2000 1898 - 2000
101 years
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Aug 7, 1901 - Oct 16, 2001 1901 - 2001
100 years
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Sep 29, 1906 - May 28, 2007 1906 - 2007
100 years
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Nov 25, 1904 - Apr 11, 2005 1904 - 2005
100 years
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Aug 10, 1872 - December 1972 1872 - 1972
100 years
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Dec 3, 1895 - Aug 29, 1996 1895 - 1996
100 years

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