Ernesta - Meaning of Ernesta

What does Ernesta mean?

[ 3 syll. er-nes-ta, ern-e-sta ] The baby girl name Ernesta is pronounced eh-RNEHSTaa- †. Ernesta has its origins in the Germanic language. It is used largely in English, German, Italian, and Spanish. It is derived from the word eornost which is of the meaning 'earnest, seriousness, steadfastness, battle to the death'. Ernesta is the feminine form of the English, French, and Slavic Ernest.

Forms of the name include the English Earnestine, the English, Italian, and Spanish Ernestina, the English and French Ernestine, the Hungarian Ernesztina, and the German Ernsta.

Another variant of Ernesta is the German, Scandinavian, and Spanish familiar form Erna.

See also the related categories, death, english, spanish, battle, italian, and german.

Ernesta is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

† Pronunciation for Ernesta: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"



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