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Gender: Female Meaning of Alba: "white" Origin of Alba: Latin

The name Alba is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "white". Alba and is often added to lists like Italian Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rotating Sibling Sets".

From the experts:

Alba is quietly making a behind-the-scenes comeback, perhaps thanks to actress turned baby-product mogul Jessica Alba. Last on the Top 1000 a century ago, the name was given to more than 150 baby girls in the US last year. Alba might be tomorrow's successor to Ava and Ella. In Spain, Alba ranks among the Top 10 girls' names. Alba is the name of a character in The Time Traveler's Wife.

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Famous People Named Alba

Alba Gaïa Kraghede Bellugi, French actress
Alba Milana, Italian distance runner
(Alba) Giselle Blondet (Gomez), Puerto Rican actress and TV host
Alba Joy Firebrace, daughter of Nirrimi Hakanson (blogger, photographer)
Alba Violet Bale, daughter of Welsh soccer player Gareth Bale
Jessica Alba, American actress
Alba Flores, Spanish actress

Pop Culture References for the name Alba

Alba Villanueva, character on TV's "Jane the Virgin"
Alba DeTamble, daughter of Henry and Clare DeTamble in "The Time Traveler's Wife"
Alba Fernandez, main character on Netflix Original series "Las Chicas del Cable" ("Cable Girls")
Alba Maldonado, character on FOX sitcom "The Mick"
Alba is the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland, pronounced Alabuh (the b is very short and can sometimes sound like a p)
Alba, the scandalous main femme in a series by Delacorta
Alba also means "dawn" or "sunshine"
Alba, British electronics brand

Albinia, Albani, Albinka, Albine, Albina, Albeni, Alva, Elba, Albanie, Albana, Albany

Alba's International Variations

Albane (French)