Bata Family History
Bata Name Meaning
Hungarian: from the old personal name Bata. Czech (Baťa and Báťa): from baťa ‘brother’ figuratively also ‘good fellow good-natured man’. Compare the Slovak name below. Slovak (Baťa and Báťa): from báťa a dialect word of Hungarian origin used as a term of address for an older man. Compare the Czech name above. Filipino: from Tagalog bata ‘child’ a common nickname or term of address for a younger member of society. Arabic (mainly Jordan Egypt): nickname from baṭṭa ‘duck’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press