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Ernest

Boy
ur-nist Determined and serious.

Meaning

Ernest is a male given name and is of English origin. It means determined and serious. Pronounced as ur-nist, the name is currently in the top 50 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2019.

Origin

English

Gender

Ernest is a boy's name.

Common Nicknames

Ernie

Pronunciation

ur-nist
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Syllables

2

The rank of Ernest in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration
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