Meaning & History
Short form of ADELBERT. As an American name it was first used in the New York area by people of Dutch ancestry.
Other Languages & CulturesAdalbert, Albert, Albertus, Adalberht(Ancient Germanic) Æðelberht, Æþelbeorht(Anglo-Saxon) Albert(Catalan) Albert(Danish) Adelbert, Albert, Albertus, Abe, Bert, Brecht, Elbert(Dutch) 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(Limburgish) Albertas(Lithuanian) Albert(Norwegian) Adalbert, Albert(Polish) Adalberto, Alberto(Portuguese) Albert(Romanian) Albert(Russian) Adalberto, Alberto, Berto(Spanish) Albert(Swedish)
Sources & References
- Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)