What does Battiste mean?
Battiste \b(a)-ttis-te, batt(i)-ste\ as a name for boys is of Latin and Greek derivation, and the name Battiste means "to dip". Battiste is a variation of Baptist (Latin, Greek): English form of Church Latin "baptista". Unusual as a baby name.
Battiste is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#13587 out of 88799, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Battiste for boys. Battiste has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)