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Modesto meaning and name origin

Modesto \m(o)-des-to, mod(e)-sto\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Madesto, Medesto and Modestus.

Popularity of Modesto

Modesto is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1137 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#23565 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Modesto
Popularity of Modesto