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Girl Name: Baptista

Name: Baptista
Pronunciation: \b(a)-ptis-ta, bap-ti-sta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Baptista's also a boy name)
Meaning: to dip
Origin: Latin
Variant forms: Baptiste, Batista, Battista, Bautista
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 12907


Baptista \b(a)-ptis-ta, bap-ti-sta\ as a girl's name is of Latin and Greek origin, and the meaning of Baptista is "to dip".

Baptista has 4 variant forms: Baptiste, Batista, Battista and Bautista.


Baptista is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#12907 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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