Given Name EARNEST

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: UR-nəst   [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of ERNEST influenced by the spelling of the English word earnest.
DIMINUTIVES: Ern, Ernie
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ernust (Ancient Germanic), Ernst (Danish), Ernst (Dutch), Erno (Finnish), Ernest (French), Ernst (German), Ernő (Hungarian), Ernesto (Italian), Ernestas (Lithuanian), Ernst (Norwegian), Ernest (Polish), Ernesto (Portuguese), Ernest (Slovene), Ernesto (Spanish), Ernst (Swedish)
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