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Albert Name Meaning

English, French, North German, Danish, Catalan, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, etc.: from the personal name Albert, composed of the Germanic elements adal ‘noble’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. The standard German form is Albrecht. This, in its various forms, was one of the most popular of all European male personal names in the Middle Ages. It was borne by various churchmen, notably St. Albert of Prague, a Bohemian prince who died a martyr in 997 attempting to convert the Prussians to Christianity; also St. Albert the Great (?1193–1280), an Aristotelian theologian and tutor of Thomas Aquinas. It was also the name of princes and military leaders, such as Albert the Bear (1100–70), Margrave of Brandenburg. In more recent times it has been adopted as a Jewish family name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Alber, Elbert, Jalbert, Talbert, Halbert, Alger, Tabbert, Aubert

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Albert Family Origin

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Albert Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Albert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Albert's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Albert family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Albert.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Albert Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Albert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Albert in 1942 was 23, and 76 in 2004.

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