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Batista Family History

Batista Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name (see Baptiste).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bautista, Battista, Kalista, Baptiste, Basa, Basto, Camisa, Latessa

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Where is the Batista family from?

You can see how Batista families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Batista family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Batista families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Batista family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Batista's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Batista families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Batista surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Batista ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Batista. 31% of Batista men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Batista women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Batista were Clerk and Housework.

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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
    31%
  • Labrador
    8%
  • Jornalero
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Housework
    12%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Batista. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Batista 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Batista. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Batista. For the veterans among your Batista ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Batista lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Batista life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Batista in 1956 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

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