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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Modica

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  1. plural of modicum

modica was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Latin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Modica

Andrea Modica is a in the field of photography. Andrea was born in 1960 in Brooklyn, NY USA.


Vincenzo was born on March 2nd, 1971.


Samuele Modica is a soccer player for the S.S.D. Città di Campobasso, A.S. Livorno Calcio, and F.C. Esperia Viareggio. Samuele was born on July 5th, 1991.


Giacomo Modica is an athlete for the Cagliari Calcio, U.S. Città di Palermo, F.C. Turris 1944, A.S.D. Licata 1931, A.C.R. Messina, Calcio Padova, S.S.D. Acireale Calcio 1946, History of A.C. Ancona, Ternana Calcio, and U.S.D. Atletico Catania. Giacomo was born on May 31st, 1964 in Mazara del Vallo.


Giuliano Modica is a sports team member for the Dynamo Dresden.


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Popularity of Modica as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Modica U.S.
  White 82.56% 64.26%
  African American 9.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Modica

People with the last name Modica are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Modica

  • How Popular is the name Modica? As a last name Modica was the 11,797th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Modica first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Modica is Tuesday, November 23rd, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Modica? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Modica. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Modica: Your name in reverse order is Acidom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Modaic. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Modica? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,655 people with the last name Modica.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Modica? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Modica as their last name since less than 1 person in 111k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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