Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɜɹ.nɪst/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Variant of Ernest influenced by the spelling of the English word earnest.

Related Names

DiminutivesErn, Ernie
Other Languages & CulturesErnest(Catalan) Arnošt(Czech) Ernst(Danish) Ernst(Dutch) Erno(Finnish) Ernest(French) Ernst(German) Ernust(Germanic) Ernő(Hungarian) Ernesto(Italian) Ernests(Latvian) Ernestas(Lithuanian) Ernst(Norwegian) Ernest(Polish) Ernesto(Portuguese) Ernest(Slovak) Ernest(Slovene) Arnošt(Sorbian) Ernesto(Spanish) Ernst(Swedish)


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Entry updated January 22, 2019