Feminine Given Names in DES: Modesty

Feminine Given Names in
A Dictionary of English Surnames


Talan Gwynek, Fause Losenge Herald Extraordinary
(Brian M. Scott, scott@math.csuohio.edu)
© 1994 by Brian M. Scott; all rights reserved.

Modesty Fr modestie < Lat modestia `moderation; restraint,propriety'. If this form has not been modernized, it is a muchearlier example than any of the citations in COED.
Modesty 1269 xli

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