The name Ernesto is a boy's name of Spanish, Portuguese origin. Ernesto is ranked #708 on our popularity charts and is often added to user-created lists like Names of Nobel Prize Winners and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".
From the experts:
A Latin classic, widely used here and abroad, though in the U.S. it has fallen on the charts in recent years.