Modeste Family History

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Modeste Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Modeste, a vernacular form of Latin Modestus, from the adjective modestus ‘reserved’, ‘gentle’, ‘virtuous’. Compare Italian Modesto.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Modesto, Monette, Odette, Modesitt, Majette, Moretto, Morante, Mozee

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Modeste Family Origin

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Modeste Family Occupations

What did your Modeste ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Modeste occupation in the USA was Porter. 100% of Modeste's were Porters.

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  • Porter

    100%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Modeste ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Modeste Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Modeste. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Modeste census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Modeste. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Modeste. For the veterans among your Modeste ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Modeste Life Expectancy

What is the average Modeste lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Modeste life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Modeste in 1963 was 72, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Modeste

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Modeste ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Modeste Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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