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What does Modesty mean?

Modesty Pronunciation of Modesty [mod-esty] as a girls' name is pronounced MAH-dess-tee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Modesty is "modest, without conceit". A virtue name that the Romans used in the form of Modesta.

ASSOCIATED WITH virtue, romans


VARIANTS Modesta, Modestia, Modestina, Modestine



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How popular is Modesty?

Modesty is an uncommon given name for women. Modesty is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Modesta is the only prominent alternative form of Modesty (NOT RANKED). Adoption of this relation of Modesty was widespread during the years 1910-1919. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Modesta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Modesty and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Honesty, Majesta, Majesty, Misty, Monet and Mosette. These names tend to be more frequently used than Modesty.

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