Ernesto
Origin/Usage
Germanic, Spanish
Pronunciation
er-NEHS-toh
Meaning
Serious minded
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Ernesto is a Spanish, Italian and Portuguese variant of Ernest. Ernest originates in Germanic languages and means "serious minded". Its other variant, Earnest, was popularized by Oscar Wilde in his play The Importance of Being Earnest.

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Famous Ernestos

Ernesto Cardenal - poet
Ernesto Lopera - soccer player
Ernesto Sabato - author

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