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Baptiste - Meaning of Baptiste

What does Baptiste mean?

[ 2 syll. bap-tis-te, ba-pti-ste ] The baby boy name Baptiste is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is Baa-TIY-ST †. Baptiste is used predominantly in the French language and it is derived from Old Greek origins. A biblical name, it is derived from the elements 'baptistes' meaning baptist ; 'baptizein' to baptize ; 'baphein' to dip. Baptistes (Old Greek) is an old form of Baptiste. Due to its biblical connections with John the Baptist, the name has been popular among Christians, especially after the Reformation. In French, the name is often found in the form Jean Baptiste in tribute to John the Baptist; similarly the German form is often paired with Johann. In the US the name Baptist is common among blacks who are members of evangelical sects.

Baptist (English and German), Baptista (Spanish), Batista (Portuguese), Battista (Italian), and Bautista (Spanish) are variants of Baptiste.

See also the related form, Jean-Baptiste (French).

See also the related categories, tribute (honor), christians (missionary), biblical, greek, baptist, john, french, and german.

Baptiste is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Baptiste include Baptist, Baptista, Battista, and Bautista.

† English pronunciation for Baptiste: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"


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