Spanish and Italian variation of Ernest
"serious, resolute"

Ernesto Origin and Meaning

The name Ernesto is boy's name of Spanish, Portuguese origin.
A Latin classic, widely used here and abroad, though in the U.S. it has fallen on the charts in recent years.
# 901 in the US

Ernesto Rank in US Top 1000

Ernesto Popularity

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Famous People Named Ernesto

  • Ernesto Antonio "Tito" PuenteAmerican mambo musician and bandleader
  • Ernesto "Che" GuevaraArgentine,born Cuban revolutionary
  • Ernesto Zedillo (Ponce de León)54th President of Mexico
  • Ernesto Pérez Balladaresformer President of Panama
  • Ernesto Samper29th President of Colombia
  • Ernesto AlonsoMexican TV producer
  • Ernesto Nathan RogersItalian architect
  • Ernesto NathanAnglo,Italian politciian; Mayor of Rome
  • Ernesto Beckmann Geisel29th President of Brazil
  • Ernesto SabatoArgentine novelist and essayist
  • Ernesto ValverdeSpanish footballer and coach
  • Ernesto Teodoro MonetaItalian journalist and revolutionary; winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

Ernesto in Pop Culture

  • Ernestocharacter in Donizetti's "Don Pasquale"
  • Maximilian Alanzo Ernesto "Max" Russocharacter on TV's "Wizards of Waverly Place"
  • Uncle Ernestocharacter on TV's "Wizards of Waverly Place"