French feminine variation of Albert
"noble, bright"

Albertine Origin and Meaning

The name Albertine is a girl's name of French origin.

Albertine and Alberta are old-fashioned feminizations ala Geraldine and Roberta. This is the kind of name that sounds very dowdy until a hip celebrity chooses it, at which point we don't know how we missed its coolness all this time.

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Famous People Named Albertine

  • Albertine AgnesCountess of Nassau
  • Albertine Adrienne Necker de SaussureSwiss writer and women's education pioneer
  • AlbertineBaroness Staël von Holstein
  • Bernice Albertine Kingdaughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

Albertine in Pop Culture

  • Albertine Johnsoncharacter in Louise Erdrich's "Love Medicine" and "The Bingo Palace"
  • Albertine Prinemain character in "Toys in the Attic" by Lillian Hellman
  • "Albertine" novel by Norwegian writer Christian Krohg
  • Albertine Simonetcharacter in Marcel Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past" (1913,27), first seen as a rowdy young girl on a bicycle; loved by Marcel; suggested by several of the author's lovers and admired ones, male and female
  • Albertinevery fragrant old climbing rose
  • "Albertine" song by Brooke Fraser

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