Traits associated with the name Ernest:

Dogs named Ernest tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Ernest suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name. It also suggests that you may have a fondness for classic literature, as Ernest is a popular name in many classic works.

Is Ernest a good dog name?

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

Ernest is found in these categories:


  • Ernest ranks #3,616 with users of
  • Ernest ranks #1,006 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Ernest ranks #2,520 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Ernest was viewed 26 times, and liked 1 times.

Most popular breeds named Ernest:

  1. Dachshund
  2. Pug
  3. Chihuahua

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Wealthy Guardian
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Ernest dog name meaning

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