Earnest
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
UR-nəst
Meaning
Serious minded
More info about the name "Earnest"

Earnest is a variant of Ernest. Ernest originates in Germanic languages and means "serious minded". The variant Earnest was popularized by Oscar Wilde in his play The Importance of Being Earnest.

Popularity of the Name Earnest
Famous Earnests

Earnest Byner - football player
Earnest Gray - football player
Earnest Jackson - football player

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