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Modesto Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: either a nickname from modesto ‘modest’, ‘unassuming’ or from the personal name Modesto, from Late Latin Modestus (meaning ‘moderate’, ‘gentle’, ‘temperate’). The name was borne by several early saints, including a child martyred at Alexandria, Egypt, and an 8th-century evangelist of Carinthia.

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


Similar surnames: Modeste, Moresco, Loreto, Moretto, Mosso, Sesto, Oest, Desio, Oneto

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