Modris

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Modris
Gender Male
Origin
Meaning vigilant
Region of origin Latvia
Other names
Related names Modra

Modris is a Latvian masculine given name, borne by more than 2,500 men in Latvia.[1] The name means "watchful" or "vigilant". Its nameday is celebrated on 21 September.

The name is one of the relatively few surviving Latvian names of indigenous origin from among the great number revived or introduced during the Latvian National Awakening of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Modris may refer to:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ PMLP database
  • Siliņš, K., 1990: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Rīga: Zinātne (in Latvian)