EARNEST
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: UR-nÉ™st   [key]
Meaning & History
Variant of ERNEST influenced by the spelling of the English word earnest.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Ern, Ernie
FEMININE FORMS: Earnestine, Ernestine
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ernust (Ancient Germanic), Ernst (Dutch), Erno (Finnish), Ernest (French), Ernst (German), Ernő (Hungarian), Ernesto (Italian), Ernestas (Lithuanian), Ernest (Polish), Ernesto (Portuguese), Ernest (Slovene), Ernesto (Spanish)
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