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proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) popular in the 19th century.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: Ernst
  • French:
    1. French, Ernest
    2. German: Ernst
    3. Italian: Ernesto
      (trans-mid)
    4. Spanish: Ernesto
Etymology: Borrowed in the 18th century from Ernst, a medieval royal name in Germany, from (OHG.) ernust "vigor, strife", only remotely related to modern German ernst or English earnest.


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