Old English cognate
). This was the name of a Saxon king of England and two kings of Kent, one of whom was a saint
. It became unused after the Normans
introduced their form of Adalbert
after their invasion.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Adalbert, Albert, Albertus, Adalberht (Ancient Germanic), Albert (Catalan), Albert (Danish), Adelbert, Albert, Albertus, Abe, Bert, Brecht, Elbert (Dutch), Albert, Ethelbert, Al, Bert, Bertie, Delbert (English), Alpertti, Altti, Pertti (Finnish), Albert, Aubert (French), Abbe, Abe (Frisian), Alberte (Galician), Adalbert, Adelbert, Albert, Albrecht, Bert (German), Albert (Hungarian), Albert (Icelandic), Adalberto, Alberto, Berto (Italian), Albaer, Baer, Bèr (Limburgish), Albertas (Lithuanian), Albert (Norwegian), Adalbert, Albert (Polish), Adalberto, Alberto (Portuguese), Albert (Romanian), Albert (Russian), Adalberto, Alberto, Berto (Spanish), Albert (Swedish)
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Entry added December 3, 2014