Ernie

Unisex

Meaning

Earnest, serious

Origin

German

Pronunciation

ERNIY

Traits associated with the name Ernie:

Dogs named Ernie tend to be strong-willed, good-natured, loving, and brave. This name is also associated with courage, friendship, and companionship.

Is Ernie a good dog name?

Ernie has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Ernie isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

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Popularity

  • Ernie ranks #6,827 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Ernie ranks #274 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Ernie ranks #519 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Ernie:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Beagle
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Dachshund

Famous dogs named Ernie:

  • film icon A griffon bruxellois named Ernie played a role in the movie Sweet November.

Dog names like Ernie:

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marked by skill in deception
Ernie dog name meaning

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