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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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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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