Albert - Meaning Of Albert, What Does Albert Mean?

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Albert Meaning


What does Albert mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Albert is of German origin.

The meaning of Albert is "noble, bright".  

Albert is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Al-bert.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 436 in baby name popularity for boys with 690 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Albert Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Albert has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Albert to other names.

Albert is a form of the name Adalbert.

The name Albert is an Anglicized form of the German name berht meaning "bright or famous".

In the Middle Ages, it was a name often borne by German royalty.

The name was introduced into England by the Normans where it displaced the Old English cognate Aebelbeoht.

In Ireland, the name is sometimes used as an Anglicized form of the Irish name Ailbhe.

Variants of the name Albert include Adalbrecht, Ailbert, Elbert.

The names Aberto, Adalbeorht, Adalberto, Adalbrechta, Alberta, Alberte, Alberteen, Albertina, Albertine, Alberto, Albertyna, Albet, Alpertti, Altti, Alverta, Aubert, Auberta, Halbart, Halbert, Halburt, Walberto are all forms of Albert.

Albert falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Albert Einstein, Albert Finney.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Albert in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Albert in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Albert in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Albert Numerology page.

Albert Numerology
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Traditional or old world Germanic names have two parts. One part indicates the gender and the other the characteristic of the person. For example, Adelbert or Albert is composed of adel meaning noble and a derivation of beracht meaning bright or shining.

Given names are generally gender specific. Male names cannot be used for females and vice versa. The only exception to this rule is "Maria" which can be used as a male second name as in Erich Maria.

German children are given one or many pre-names (vornames). Only one of these names however is used as their main name or call name (rufname). Parents choose a name because they like it or they may name a child after a relative. Religious catholics frequently give saints names as secondary names. Some combinations of male first and second names such as Hans-Joseph are traditionally hyphenated. The maximum number of first names is five.

Germany has very strict naming laws. Names must be known as a human names. For example, pet names, common nouns, place names and invented names are not allowed. They must also not be offensive or humiliating. The Name Registrar (Standesbeamter) has the right to bar a name. Parent's can appeal the Standesbeamter's decision in court.

Given names may only be changed to correct an error made by the state when recording the name, naturalization of foreigners who may wish to take on a more Germanic version of their name and gender reassignment by transsexuals.

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