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Gender: Female Meaning of Alberta: "noble, bright" Origin of Alberta: English, feminine variation of Albert

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 "Gender Bender Makeover (10 Names)".

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.

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Famous People Named Alberta

Saint Alberta of Agen, Roman martyr
Alberta Hunter, American blues/jazz singer
Alberta Brianti, Italian tennis player
Alberta Christine Williams King, mother of civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr.
Alberta Sheriff, Sierra Leonean pop singer
Louise Caroline Alberta, Princess of the U.K; Duchess of Argyll; sixth child of Britain's Queen Victoria; inspired the name of Alberta, Canada
Alberta Watson, Canadian actress

Pop Culture References for the name Alberta

Alberta, province of Canada

Alberta's International Variations

Albertine, Auberte (French)


ghostboy Says:


This would make for such a bold choice. I am especially fond of it with the nickname Alba!

christineolteanu Says:


I like it, it's vintage and stylish with great nicknames! This name should be much more popular.

Azi*Cwater Says:


I love this with nickname Birdie