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The nationality of Modest can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Modest may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Modest come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Modest originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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Names like Modest change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Modest were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Modest. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Modest family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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