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Gender: Female Origin of Albertine: French feminine variation of Albert

The name Albertine is a girl's name of French origin. Albertine and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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 Agnes, Countess of Nassau
Albertine Adrienne Necker de Saussure, Swiss writer and women's education pioneer
Albertine, Baroness Staël von Holstein
Bernice Albertine King, daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

Pop Culture References for the name Albertine

Albertine Johnson, character in Louise Erdrich's "Love Medicine" and "The Bingo Palace"
Albertine Prine, main character in "Toys in the Attic" by Lillian Hellman
"Albertine," novel by Norwegian writer Christian Krohg
Albertine Simonet, character 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
Albertine, very fragrant old climbing rose
"Albertine," song by Brooke Fraser


PrudenceA Says:


I think Albertine is absolutely beautiful, wildly romantic and very feminine. Pronounced properly is quite melodic as well.

mabespark Says:


Too masculine for my taste.