Meaning of the name Ernest. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ernest so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name.
MEANING: Meaning “”iron.”” The name is often linked with Ernest, a Germanic word meaning “”vigor.”” The name of sixteen Irish saints, St. Eirnin is the patron saint of Tory, an island off the coast of County Donegal.
GENDER: Boy | Male
IRISH NAME: Ernest Eirnin
PRONUNCIATION: “air + nin”
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Ernest and read along with the meaning)
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