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Girl Name: Modesta

Name: Modesta
Pronunciation: \m(o)-des-ta, mod(e)-sta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: modest, without conceit
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Modestina, Modestine
Similar Names: Modestia, Majesta
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1820


Modesta \m(o)-des-ta, mod(e)-sta\ as a girl's name is a variant of Modesty (Latin), and the meaning of Modesta is "modest, without conceit".

The baby name Modesta sounds like Modestina and Modestine. Other similar baby names are Modestia and Majesta.


Modesta is a very popular first name for women (#1820 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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