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What does Modestus mean?

Modestus Pronunciation of Modestus [mod-es-tus] as a name for boys. The name Modestus means "modest, moderate, humble". Modestus is a variant form of Modesto (Spanish, Latin): a Spanish saint's name.


2 relations via Modesto: Madesto and Medesto.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Modestus Braxten (M.B.), ..

How popular is Modestus?

Modestus is a rare first name for males. Modestus is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Modestus (outside Top 2000) is Modesto. Adoption of this relation of Modestus reached its most widespread during the years 1920-1929. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adelfus, Agustus, Albertus, Augustus, Cetus, Cletus, Cleytus, Donatus, Erastus, Ernestus, Faustus, Festus, Gustus, Homerus, Jesous, Jesus, Josephus, Justus, Kletus, Mateus, Moises, Montanus, Montes, Moses, Moss, Mostyn, Moyses, Mozes, Rastus, Sextus and Theseus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Modestus.

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