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Baptist Family History

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

73,058 Historical Documents with Baptist on Ancestry.com
28,612 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,812 Military Records
3,188 Immigration Records
12,461 Census and Voter Lists
17,985 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Baptist Families

  • Number of Baptist families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Baptist families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Baptist census records

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Baptist Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Baptist families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Baptist Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Baptist families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Baptist

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Baptist Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Baptist census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Baptist ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Baptist Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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