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[ur-nist] /ˈɜr nɪst/

a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “vigor, intent.”.

masc. proper name, from French Ernest, of German origin (cf. Old High German Ernust, German Ernst), literally “earnestness” (see earnest). Among the top 50 names for boys born in U.S. from 1880 through 1933.


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