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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


Similar surnames: Baptista, Baptiste, Battiste, Artist, Battis, Batiste, Bautista

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Baptist Family Origin

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Baptist Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    36%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baptist family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baptist. The most common Baptist occupation in the USA was Laborer. 36% of Baptist's were Laborers.

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Baptist Historical Records

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Baptist Life Expectancy

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Famous Baptist Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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