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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Batista

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Batista means "Free people".
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International Interest

From batista.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Batista

Batista was born on March 8th, 1955.


Batista was born in 1949 in Catió. He passed away on March 1st, 2009.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Batista

Fulgencio Batista was a President of Cuba, Cuban Senator, and National Assembly of People's Power. His military service ended in 1940. Fulgencio was born on January 16th, 1901 in Banes, Cuba. He died on August 6th, 1973.


Eike Batista is a ceo of ebx group, chief executive officer, and ceoofebx group. Eike was given the name Eike Fuhrken Batista da Silva on November 3rd, 1956 in Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais.


Marta Fernández Miranda de Batista was a First Lady of Cuba. Marta was born on November 11th, 1923 in Cuba. She left this life on October 2nd, 2006.



Sergio Batista is a soccer player for the Real Betis, Argentinos Juniors, Club Atlético River Plate, Club Atlético Nueva Chicago, Tosu Futures, All Boys, and Argentina national football team. Sergio was born on November 9th, 1962 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Natti Natasha is a reggaeton, bebylatin pop, and latin pop musician. Natti was given the name Natalia Alexandra Gutiérrez Batista on December 10th, 1986. Natti is also known as Natti Natasha.


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Popularity of Batista as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Batista U.S.
  White 17.40% 64.26%
  African American 1.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 79.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Batista

People with the last name Batista are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Batista

  • How Popular is the name Batista? As a last name Batista was the 1,974th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Batista first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Batista is Friday, October 28th, 1870.
  • How unique is the name Batista? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Batista. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Batista: Your name in reverse order is Atsitab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sibatta. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Batista? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,323 people with the last name Batista.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Batista? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Batista as their last name.

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