Ernie
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
UR-nee
Meaning
Serious minded
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Ernie is a short form 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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