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Type Surname
Usage Italian
Other Forms FormsBattistell, Battistello, Battiston, Batistuta, Battisti, Battista, Battistelli, Battistoni, Battistini, Battistone, Battisto, Battistino, Battistetti

Meaning & History

From St. John the Baptist, the first bearers of this name were devoted to this saint. Another etymology would be a patronymic from the given name Battista, anyway linked to the aforementioned saint.
Added 1/24/2013 by anonymous