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Pronunciation  /ɜːrnɪst/
Word/name  Germanic
Gender  male
Meaning  serious
Related names  Ernestine, Erna (female forms), Ernst, Ernesto

The name Ernest is derived from Germanic word ernst, meaning "serious".


Ernest may refer to:


  • Ernest, Margrave of Austria (1027-1075)
  • Ernest, Duke of Bavaria (1373-1438)
  • Archduke Ernest of Austria (1553-1595), son of Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
  • Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629-1698)
  • Ernest Augustus I of Hanover (1771–1851), King of Hanover, son of King George III of England
  • Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818–1893), the sovereign duke of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
  • Prince Ernest Augustus, 3rd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale (1845–1923)
  • Ernest Augustus, Prince of Hanover (1914–1987)
  • Ernst August, Prince of Hanover (born 1954)
  • Prince Ernst August of Hanover (born 1983)
  • Saint Ernest (died 1148), German abbot
  • Ernest Adams (disambiguation)
  • Ernie Anderson (1923-1997), American radio and television announcer
  • Ernest Angelo (born 1934), Texas businessman and politician
  • Ernie Banks (1931-2015), American Hall-of-Fame Major League Baseball player
  • Ernest Benach (born 1959), former President of the Catalonian Parliament
  • Ernest Bevin (1881-1951), British Labour politician
  • Ernest Radcliffe Bond (1919-2003), British police officer and soldier
  • Ernie Bond (footballer) (born 1929), English former footballer
  • Ernie Bond (politician) (1897–1984), Australian politician
  • Ernest Borgnine (1917–2012), American actor
  • Ernie Calloway (born 1948), American National Football League player
  • Ernie Cox (1894-1962), Canadian Football League player
  • Ernie DiGregorio (born 1951), American former National Basketball Association player
  • Ernie Fletcher (born 1952), American physician and politician, 60th Governor of Kentucky
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919-1991), American singer
  • Ernie Green (born 1938), American former National Football League player
  • Ernest Haycox (1899–1950), American writer of westerns
  • Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), American writer
  • E. W. Hornung (1866-1921), English author and poet
  • Ernie Hughes (born 1955), American former National Football League player
  • Ernie Isley (born 1952), member of the American musical group The Isley Brothers
  • Ernie Isley (politician) (born 1937), Canadian politician
  • Ernest Koliqi (1903-1975),Albanian writer
  • Ernie Kovacs (1919-1962), American comedian, actor and writer
  • Ernest Lluch (1937–2000), Catalan-Spanish politician
  • Ernest Millington (1916–2009), British politician
  • Ernie Morgan (1927-2013), English football player and manager
  • Ernie Nordli (1912-1968), American animation artist and graphic designer
  • Ernest O. Lawrence (1901–1958), American physicist
  • Ernie Phythian (born 1942), English former footballer
  • Ernie Price (English footballer) (1926-2013)
  • Ernest Rutherford (1871–1937), chemist
  • Ernest Shackleton (1874–1922), Anglo-Irish explorer
  • Ernest de Silva (1887–1957), Sri Lankan philanthropist
  • Ernest Spybuck, (1883–1949) American Indian autoethnographer
  • Ernest Troubridge (1862–1926), British naval officer
  • Ernest Tubb (1914–1984), American singer and songwriter of country music
  • Ernest Veuve (1843–1916), American Civil War soldier
  • Ernest Walker (disambiguation)
  • Ernest Walton (1903-1995), Irish physicist and Nobel laureate
  • Ernie Watts (born 1945), American jazz and R&B saxophone player
  • Ernie Watts (footballer), English footballer who played for Small Heath (1889-1890)
  • Ernie Watts (footballer, born 1872) (1872-?), English footballer
  • Ernie Wise, stage name of English comedian Ernest Wiseman (1925-1999), half of the comedy duo Morecambe and Wise
  • Ernie Zalejski (1925-2012), American football player
  • Fictional characters

  • Ernest T. Bass, a recurring character on the American TV sitcom The Andy Griffith Show
  • Ernest Denouement, a character in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Monsieur Ernest LeClerc, on the BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!
  • Ernest P. Worrell, main comic character of the series of Ernest films
  • Ernest B. Raykes, in the film Cars
  • Ernest, in The Swiss Family Robinson
  • Ernest Worthing, main character in The Importance of Being Earnest, a play by Oscar Wilde
  • Ernest Perriclof, one of the main characters in Alexandra Adornetto's The Strangest Adventures series
  • References

    Ernest Wikipedia

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