Origin of the name Albert
Albert is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Albert are in general originating from France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America, Venezuela.
Name meaning of Albert
- Noble and famous
- Name Number: 4
- Interpretation: Stability, Sameness, Regular, Rules, Condition, Responsibility, Routine, Frame, Detail, Order
History and Related Information
French and English (Norman): of Germanic origin, composed of the elements adal noble + berht bright, famous. The Norman form displaced the Old English cognate Æpelbeorht. The name is popular in a variety of forms in Western Europe, and has been traditional in a number of European princely families. Its great popularity in England in the 19th century was due largely to Queen Victoria's consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. In Ireland, it has been used as an Anglicized form of the male name Ailbhe.
Cognates: Scottish Gaelic: Ailbeart. Italian, Spanish: Alberto. German: Albrecht.
Short forms: English: Al, Bert.
Pet form: English: Bertie.
Popularity of the given name
The name Albert is ranked on the 322ⁿᵈ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 917800 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.028% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Albert has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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