Erna

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See also: erna and eRNA

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Erna

  1. A female given name, a feminine form of Ernst.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 20 136 females with the given name Erna have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Ernesta and Ernestina, Latinate feminine forms of Ernst.

Proper noun[edit]

Erna

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in Germany around 1900.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Erna. Recorded in Norway since the 18th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Erna

  1. A female given name.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Erna. First recorded in Sweden in 1697.

Proper noun[edit]

Erna

  1. A female given name.

Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Erna

  1. A female given name