Gender: Male Meaning of Albert: "noble, bright" Origin of Albert: German Albert's Popularity in 2019: #474

Albert Origin and Meaning

The name Albert is a boy's name of German origin meaning "noble, bright".

Albert has acquired a new gloss as one of the top royal baby boy names, a serious upgrade from its serious, studious image (think Einstein, Schweitzer). Albert remained popular for 80 years, and though it's far less fashionable today, it's still a widely used choice. Still, along with such stalwarts as Walter and George, it could now make an unusual yet classic choice. It became especially popular in Britain following the 1840 marriage of Queen Victoria to the German Prince Albert. Enlivening nickname Bertie is popular on its own in England.

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Rank in US: #474

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Pop Culture References for the name Albert

Albie, Burt, Bert, Al, Elbert, Bertie, Berty, Alby

Albert's International Variations

Alberik, Ales, Bertik, Berti, Berco (Czech) Bertek, Albek (Polish) Adelbert, Ailbert (Scottish) Aubert (French) Alvertos (Greek) Ailbhe (Irish Gaelic) Berto, Alberto (Spanish) Albertko (Slavic) Albrecht (German)


Eliza_Dot Says:


I met a little Albert on the playground few years ago and have loved it ever since! It's not super popular, it's sturdy, and classic. Albie is the sweetest nickname.

QueenieGuldbaek Says:


I would have twins called Victoria and Albert.

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Renee5322 Says:


Albert and Gilbert are two "Bert" names that deserve a comeback!

Raincove Says:


Albert Aretz is name of my favourite youtuber. Also its associated with Einstien a smart persn

paulapuddephatt Says:


Love this, with Al for short

Essa Says:


It looks like this is out number 1 boys choice now! I full on swoon over Albie, love it. We know there'll probably be a lot of comments about how we've given our son an old man name and most of them will probably be behind our backs from the people we love, but we don't mind. I'm sure they'll soon start loving the name when they get to know him. Bertie and Bert are also growing on me as nicknames, perhaps more as affectionate, not everyday, kind of nicknames though. I do hope to avoid Al though!

headintheclouds Says:


I love Albert. It's stalwart, noble, handsome and upright, and suits its wonderful meaning of noble and bright. I love the nicknames Al or Albie, and Bert or Bertie is adorable too. It's great that it's a classic name, but not overly used like James and Michael have been; Albert's definitely an underappreciated name that deserves more love.

lesliemarion Says:


I love it! I especially love Bert, Bertie, Bertram, and one could also go for Berto.

Mary Spidle Says:


Thanks. Our 2nd is Henry and everyone who meets him loves it in our experience.

KassemJ Says:


Great, under-appreciated boy's name

KassemJ Says:


You should feel proud of your choice.

PoppyOrangey Says:


Albie is such a cute nickname choice! I've only ever heard of Al and Bert, both of which I dislike along with the full name Albert. I still don't think I could use it, because he would inevitably be called one of those three in his lifetime...

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


My great uncle's name is Albert.

Mary8881 Says:


We named our first son Albert and call him that as well as "Albie" which people sometimes respond better to and he likes almost just as well. The comment we get alllll the time is "my uncle/grandpa/dad is named Albert". It's nice to have a unique classic name and it really suits him.

Guest Says:


My guilty pleasure in the "nerdy name" category. 😜