What does the baby name Baptiste mean? Learn about what Baptiste means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Baptiste - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Baptiste
B-A-P-T-I-S-T-E, is a 8-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Baptiste
Meaning of Baptiste
A baptizer, dipping in water, consecrated to god with baptism.
Origin of Baptiste
The name 'Baptiste' has its origins in the French language. It is derived from the French word 'baptême', which means 'baptism'. The name 'Baptiste' is a masculine form of the word and is often given to boys who are born into Christian families.
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Popularity of Baptiste
The popularity of the name 'Baptiste' has varied over time. In France, where the name originates, it has been moderately popular. However, it has not reached the top ranks of popularity in recent years.
Baptiste currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Issa is slightly more popular than Baptiste.

Etymology of Baptiste

The name 'Baptiste' is derived from the French word 'baptême', which ultimately comes from the Greek word 'baptisma'. The Greek word means 'immersion' or 'baptism', which is a significant ritual in Christianity.

Cultural Significance of Baptiste

In Christian culture, the name 'Baptiste' holds religious significance as it is associated with the sacrament of baptism. Baptism is considered an important event in Christianity, representing the initiation into the faith and the cleansing of sins.