Baptista Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Baptist, Baptiste, Bautista, Battista, Batista, Battis, Batiste

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Baptista Family Origin

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Baptista Family Occupations

What did your Baptista ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baptista family was Keeping House. Laborer, Fisherman and Fruit Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baptista. The most common Baptista occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Baptista's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Fisherman

    11%
  • Fruit Store

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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Baptista Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baptista. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baptista census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Baptista. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Baptista. For the veterans among your Baptista ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baptista Life Expectancy

What is the average Baptista lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Baptista life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Baptista in 1948 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baptista

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baptista ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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