Baptist Family History

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Baptist Name Meaning

English: variant of Baptiste. Americanized form of cognate names in other languages; for example, Baptista, Baptiste, Batista, and Bautista.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Baptista, Baptiste, Battiste, Artist, Battis, Batiste, Bautista

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Baptist Family Origin

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Baptist Family Occupations

What did your Baptist ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Baptist family was Student. Farmer, Hunter and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baptist. The most common Baptist occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Baptist's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Hunter

  • Scholar

  • Student


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Baptist ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Baptist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Baptist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baptist census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Baptist. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Baptist. For the veterans among your Baptist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baptist Life Expectancy

What is the average Baptist lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Baptist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Baptist in 1957 was 66, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baptist ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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