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".
Battiste is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#19313 out of 150436, Top 13%). (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)