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Battista Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Battista ‘baptist’ derived from the distinguishing epithet of Saint John the Baptist (see Baptiste ) in Italian San Giovanni Battista. Compare Baptist and Baptista .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Baptiste, Bautista, Batista, Battisti, Battiato, Di Battista

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Where is the Battista family from?

You can see how Battista families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Battista family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Battista families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Battista families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 44% of all the recorded Battista's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Battista families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Battista surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Battista ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Battista. 28% of Battista men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Battista women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Battista were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Battista. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Battista census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Battista. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Battista. For the veterans among your Battista ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Battista lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Battista life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Battista in 1948 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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