Red and silver whipped about Modesto as he moved. None could slow his advance, evident in the mountain of corpses he left in his trail. All haste was necessary in order to deliver the presents to the children in each snow-covered town and village. His accomplishment of such an incredible feat year after year has earned him the adoration of many.
Modesto is an Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish masculine name of Latin origin. It is derived from the Latin name Modestus with elements modestus meaning "moderate, gentle, temperate; modest, humble" and modus "measure". The name was borne by various saints. English, Italian, Romanian, and Spanish name Modesta is the female form.