Modesta

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Modesta

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  • A user from Ghana says the name Modesta is of English origin and means "Modest".
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Notable Persons Named Modesta

She was most prominent from 16 to 16. Modesta was born in 1555. Modesta is also known as Pozzo and Modesta (real name). She died in 1592.

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Modesta was born in 1867. She breathed her last breath in 1891.

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Modesta was born on October 17th, 1983 in Panevėžys.

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Modesta was born on February 24th, 1929. She passed away on December 13th, 2010.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Modesta

Viktoria Modesta is a singer-songwriter, artist, model, and model (people). Viktoria was given the name Viktorija Moskaļova on February 25th, 1987 in Daugavpils.

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Wilman Modesta is an athlete for the Leones De Alma Rosa FC.

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How popular is the baby name Modesta in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1890 5 5 0
1892 5 5 0
1902 7 7 0
1904 6 6 0
1905 8 8 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 6 6 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 16 16 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 18 18 0
1915 17 17 0
1916 34 34 0
1917 25 25 0
1918 34 34 0
1919 16 16 0
1920 27 27 0
1921 19 19 0
1922 19 19 0
1923 27 27 0
1924 26 26 0
1925 30 30 0
1926 41 41 0
1927 24 24 0
1928 25 25 0
1929 23 23 0
1930 26 26 0
1931 22 22 0
1932 30 30 0
1933 31 31 0
1934 35 35 0
1935 20 20 0
1936 36 36 0
1937 29 29 0
1938 28 28 0
1939 21 21 0
1940 27 27 0
1941 29 29 0
1942 24 24 0
1943 19 19 0
1944 21 21 0
1945 19 19 0
1946 12 12 0
1947 19 19 0
1948 22 22 0
1949 17 17 0
1950 14 14 0
1951 19 19 0
1952 9 9 0
1953 12 12 0
1954 22 22 0
1955 14 14 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 17 17 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 22 22 0
1961 14 14 0
1962 13 13 0
1963 10 10 0
1964 18 18 0
1965 18 18 0
1966 18 18 0
1967 12 12 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 14 14 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 17 17 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 13 13 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 14 14 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 12 12 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 12 12 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 14 14 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 11 11 0
1995 8 8 0
1997 6 6 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 10 10 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 8 8 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 6 6 0
2008 5 5 0
2011 5 5 0
2014 5 5 0
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International Interest for Modesta

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Popularity of Modesta as a last name

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Common last names for Modesta

  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Rivera
  • Garcia
  • Perez
  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Diaz
  • Colon
  • Ortiz
  • Morales
  • Santiago
  • Cruz
  • Fernandez
  • Vazquez

Fun Facts about the name Modesta

  • How Popular is the name Modesta? Modesta is the 7,823rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Modesta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,601 babies born with the first name Modesta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Modesta to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Modesta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Modesta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Modesta is Saturday, May 10th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Modesta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Modesta was in 1926 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Modesta Factoid: According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Modesta is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1959.
  • Weird things about the name Modesta: Your name in reverse order is Atsedom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maosted. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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