Ernesto Name Meaning & Origin

Ernesto

Pronunciation: er-NEHS-toh, ayr-NAYS-toh (key)

Origin of the name Ernesto:

Cognate of the German Ernst, a name derived from the Old High German Ernust and Ernost (earnest, resolute).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Ernest, Ernie

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Ernie, Neto

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