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Gender: Male Meaning of Albus: "white, bright." Origin of Albus: Latin

The name Albus is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "white, bright.". Albus and is often added to lists like Names from Harry Potter and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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The ancient name Albus has modern currency as the first name of the headmaster of Harry Potter's Hogwarts, more formally known as Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore. Can Albus work if you're missing the long white beard and the magic wand? Maybe, though it might be a heavy mantle for a Muggle child to wear.

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Pop Culture References for the name Albus

Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore, headmaster in the "Harry Potter" series
Albus Severus Potter, Harry's son in the "Harry Potter" series
Albus, character in video game "Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia"