The name Alberta is a girl's name of English origin meaning "noble, bright". Alberta and is often added to lists like Old Lady Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Would you rather be named...".
From the experts:
This jazzy old name could make a comeback, the way Josephine and Ella have. In England the name was popularized by Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, after whom her governor general of Canada husband named the North American province. Jazz singer Alberta Hunter was a noted bearer.