原Ernest was the name of Victor's younger (not youngest) brother in Frankenstein. He was the middle brother of the family and the only Frankenstein to survive the novel, although we are unaware what happened to him.
原Sir Ernest Edward "Weary" Dunlop, AC, CMG, OBE (1907 –1993) was an Australian surgeon who was renowned for his leadership while being held prisoner by the Japanese during World War II. He was known by his second name, Edward.
原There were two characters 'named' Ernest in 'The Importance of Being Earnest'. One was John "Jack", and the other was Algernon. They are both using the name Ernest as a sort of pseudonym. It is revealed at the end of the play that, ironically, John's birth name was Ernest, unbeknownst to him and everyone else.
原Ernest Augustus was the son of King George III of the UK and his wife Charlotte. He later became King of Hanover, Germany. His great-great-great-grandchild is the current Head of the House Hanover, he has the german version of the name "Ernst August".
原Wilde's use of the name was very intentionally ironic. The name "Ernest" was a code-word meaning "homosexual" when he wrote the play, i.e. "Is he Ernest?" I love the play, and the name is likeable enough.
原Very old-fashioned. I would burst out laughing if I heard a parent shout: ''Ernest, we have to leave!'' The name sounds quite awkward with the two schwa sounds and all. Besides, I hate any Oscar Wilde association. I have never read a single play by him, but I know the guy was rather unlikeable.
原Ernest Lehman was a successful screenwriter in Hollywood. He received 6 Academy Award nominations during his screenwriting career. In 2001 he received an honorary Oscar for his works, the first screenwriter to receive that honor.
原Ernest Howard Shepard (E.H. Shepard) was a British artist and book illustrator. He was known especially for his illustrations for The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame and Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne.