Baptista Family History

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Baptista Name Meaning

From Latin Baptista ‘Baptist’ (see Baptiste), a form found in Portugal, Spain (Castile), Germany, and some other countries.

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

Similar surnames: Baptist, Baptiste, Bautista, Battista, Batista, Battis, Batiste

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Baptista Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baptista name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Baptista. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Spain


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Baptista Family Origin

Where is the Baptista family from?

Baptista Family Occupations

What did your Baptista ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Baptista occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Baptista's were Laborers. Laborer, Fisherman and Fruit Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baptista. A less common occupation for the Baptista family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

  • Fisherman

  • Fruit Store

  • Keeping House


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

Baptista Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baptista. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baptista 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Baptista. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Baptista. For the veterans among your Baptista ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baptista Life Expectancy

What is the average Baptista lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Baptista life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Baptista in 1948 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baptista 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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