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The nationality of Modestus may be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Modestus may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

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The meaning of Modestus come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Modestus originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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Family names like Modestus change in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Modestus were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Modestus. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Modestus last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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