Modesty - Meaning of Modesty
[ 3 syll. mo-des-ty, mod-e-sty ] The baby girl name Modesty is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced MAOD-iy-ZSTiy- †. Modesty's language of origin is Latin and English. It is predominantly used in English. English origin: Its meaning is derived literally from the vocabulary word modesty. The name was first adopted by English speakers only in the 20th century.
Modesty is a form (English) of the English, Italian, Romanian, and Spanish Modesta.
Modesty has 12 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Mod, Modeste, Modestea, Modestee, Modestey, Modesti, Modestia, Modestie, Modestina, and Modestus. Forms used in foreign languages include the Italian and Spanish Modesta and the French Modestine.
Modesty is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Modesty: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"