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Modesto

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 7 0 7
1912 7 0 7
1913 8 0 8
1914 11 0 11
1915 18 0 18
1916 19 0 19
1917 18 0 18
1918 20 0 20
1919 14 0 14
1920 14 0 14
1921 11 0 11
1922 10 0 10
1923 20 0 20
1924 22 0 22
1925 34 0 34
1926 28 0 28
1927 39 0 39
1928 26 0 26
1929 29 0 29
1930 25 0 25
1931 25 0 25
1932 23 0 23
1933 16 0 16
1934 16 0 16
1935 27 0 27
1936 13 0 13
1937 16 0 16
1938 25 0 25
1939 17 0 17
1940 21 0 21
1941 25 0 25
1942 27 0 27
1943 19 0 19
1944 27 0 27
1945 26 0 26
1946 24 0 24
1947 23 0 23
1948 29 0 29
1949 24 0 24
1950 22 0 22
1951 26 0 26
1952 21 0 21
1953 26 0 26
1954 12 0 12
1955 23 0 23
1956 19 0 19
1957 27 0 27
1958 36 0 36
1959 33 0 33
1960 37 0 37
1961 23 0 23
1962 27 0 27
1963 24 0 24
1964 16 0 16
1965 22 0 22
1966 25 0 25
1967 25 0 25
1968 26 0 26
1969 37 0 37
1970 32 0 32
1971 30 0 30
1972 37 0 37
1973 32 0 32
1974 27 0 27
1975 20 0 20
1976 32 0 32
1977 26 0 26
1978 28 0 28
1979 31 0 31
1980 34 0 34
1981 31 0 31
1982 20 0 20
1983 27 0 27
1984 25 0 25
1985 29 0 29
1986 31 0 31
1987 20 0 20
1988 30 0 30
1989 26 0 26
1990 34 0 34
1991 37 0 37
1992 28 0 28
1993 23 0 23
1994 27 0 27
1995 28 0 28
1996 24 0 24
1997 23 0 23
1998 30 0 30
1999 26 0 26
2000 35 0 35
2001 31 0 31
2002 19 0 19
2003 22 0 22
2004 21 0 21
2005 14 0 14
2006 21 0 21
2007 22 0 22
2008 19 0 19
2009 16 0 16
2010 16 0 16
2011 14 0 14
2012 10 0 10
2013 12 0 12
2014 9 0 9
2015 10 0 10

Want to know about the popularity of the Modesto baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,449 babies born with the name Modesto in the United States. That's more than enough Modestos to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Modesto" was in 1927 with a total of 39 babies.

According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Modesto" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1950. Across the entire United States a total of only 22 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Modesto popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Modesto" mean? The list below shows the origins of Modesto as well as things modernly associated with the name Modesto such as celebrities named Modesto.

Origin and Meaning of Modesto

The name "Modesto" is of Italian origin, and it means "Modest". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Modesto

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Alternative Meanings

M is for mirth, your laughter.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

S is for success, in all you will do.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Your name in reverse order is "Otsedom". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Etmsodo". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Modesto born Nov 28, 2015

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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