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pinWhat does Modesto mean?

Modesto /mod-esto/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced mo-DESS-toh. It is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Modesto is "modest, moderate, humble". A Spanish saint's name.


Modesto has 3 variants: Madesto, Medesto and Modestus.

Kreatif forms: Maddesto, Madsto. [more]

pinHow popular is Modesto?

Modesto is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1137 out of 1220, Top 93%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#19436 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Modesto for boys. Modesto entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #704 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Modesto name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Modesto outside U.S.