Earnest is a boy name and means serious; battle to the death. It is a German name and its pronunciation is \e(a)-rne-st, ear-nest\. Other similar names and variants include: Barnes, Barnet, Barnett, Ernestus, Garnet, Garnett. Earnest is a very popular first name for men (#380 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4754 out of 88799).
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  • Earnest P van Altena born on December 11, 1933.
  • Earnest Byner born on September 15, 1962.
  • Earnest Jim born on February 11, 1950.
  • Earnest Stewart born on March 28, 1969.
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