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Correct spelling: Ernest

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Common misspellings for Ernest:

  • ermest (19%)
  • erest (12%)
  • enest (12%)
  • enrest (12%)
  • erenst (12%)
  • evrest (6%)
  • ernist (6%)
  • eranest (6%)
  • hernest (6%)
  • earnst (6%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Ernest \e-rne-st, er-nest\

Meaning:
serious; battle to the death
Origin:
German
Details:
Ernest as a boy's name is pronounced ERN-ist. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Ernest is "serious; battle to the death". Variant of Ernst (German). Literary: Oscar Wilde's comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest" makes the name Earnest a key feature of the plot. Ernesto is a Spanish form. Author Ernest Hemingway; actor Ernest Borgnine; entertainer Ernie Kovacs.
Meaning:
Irenaeus, Ireneus, Aaronas.
Variants:
Ernst, Earnest, Ernesto, Ernestus, Ernie, Erno.

Google Ngram Viewer results for Ernest:

This graph shows how "Ernest" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for Ernest:

  1. I know that Ernest and I could help them, if you thought it all right, and we should love doing it.
  2. With the conversation between Miss Edith Collingham and Professor Ernest Ayling we have almost nothing to do.
  3. Ernest speaks our language; he has our ways.

Quotes for Ernest:

  1. From Ernest Hemingway's stories, I learned to listen within my stories for what went unsaid by my characters. - Nadine Gordimer
  2. I've never felt influenced by Ernest Hemingway though I suppose there is something inevitable there. - Jim Harrison
  3. I wasn't looking for another marriage. I had been married before. He is a nice man- a geologist, an Ernest Hemingway type. But Paul and I married because of convention. - Linda McCartney
  4. One gets the impression that this is how Ernest Hemingway would have written had he gone to Vassar. - Jack Paar
  5. This man is frank and earnest with women. In Fresno, he's Frank and in Chicago he's Ernest. - Henny Youngman

Rhymes for Ernest:

  1. earnest, sternest.
  2. internist.
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