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Baptista Family History

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

160,418 Historical Documents with Baptista on Ancestry.com
141,701 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,791 Military Records
5,254 Immigration Records
3,512 Census and Voter Lists
8,160 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Baptista Families

  • Number of Baptista families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Baptista families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Baptista last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Baptista census records

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Baptista Family Origin

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Baptista Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Baptista

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Baptista Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Baptista census records

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Baptista Civil War Service Records

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