Given Name ALBA (3)

GENDER: Feminine

Meaning & History

Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element alf meaning "elf".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Alba (Catalan), Elva (Danish), Aafje (Dutch), Elfa, Elva (Icelandic), Alba (Italian), Alva (Norwegian), Alba, Elba (Spanish), Alva (Swedish)
SAME SPELLING: Alba (1), Alba (2)
USER SUBMISSION: Albà

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 65

Categories

mythology, short forms
Entry updated December 3, 2014