Earnest

Male

Meaning

Diligent, Truthful

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈɜːrnɪst/

Traits associated with the name Earnest:

Dogs named Earnest tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and loyal. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Earnest?

Naming your dog Earnest suggests that you value honesty, integrity, and sincerity. It may also suggest that you have a strong sense of responsibility and a desire to do the right thing.

Is Earnest a good dog name?

Earnest has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Earnest isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

2,897
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2,425
New York City Dog Name Database
4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Earnest is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Earnest was, in the past month, the 5263rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Earnest is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Earnest was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Earnest's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Earnest is most adored in Utah, Illinois and South Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, Ohio and Washington.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Earnest.

Earnest is found in these categories:

cute dog names
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Evokes images of a lovable, sincere pup with puppy-dog eyes.

Dog names like Earnest:

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Earnest dog name meaning

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