Meaning and name origin
Bautista \ba(u)-tis-ta, baut(i)-sta\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Bautista), is of Latin, Greek and Italian origin, and the meaning of Bautista is "to dip; baptizer". Bautista is a variant of Baptist (Latin, Greek): English form of Church Latin "baptista", Greek "baptistes", from "baptein". Also a variant of Battista (Italian): related to John the Baptist.
Bautista is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1640 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bautista for boys. Bautista has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Battiste. Like Bautista, this name is not commonly used.