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Gender: Female Meaning of Modesty: "modesty" Origin of Modesty: Latin

The name Modesty is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "modesty". Modesty and is often added to lists like Virtue Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Modesty is a virtue name dating to Roman times, but never widely used, except for hot 1960s movie spoof heroine, Modesty Blaise, based on a comic strip.

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Pop Culture References for the name Modesty

Modesty Barebone, character in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by J.K. Rowling

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