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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. A-dal-behrt(German)
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Meaning & History

Old Germanic form of ALBERT. This is the name of a patron saint of Bohemia, Poland and Prussia. He is known by his birth name Vojtěch in Czech and Wojciech in Polish.
VariantsAdalberht, Albert, Albertus(Ancient Germanic) Adelbert, Albert, Albrecht(German)
Other Languages & CulturesÆðelberht, Æþelbeorht(Anglo-Saxon) Albert(Catalan) Albert(Danish) Adelbert, Albert, Albertus, Abe, Bert, Brecht, Elbert(Dutch) Albert, Ethelbert, Al, Albie, Bert, Bertie, Delbert(English) Alpertti, Altti, Pertti(Finnish) Albert, Aubert(French) Abbe, Abe(Frisian) Alberte(Galician) Albert(Hungarian) Albert(Icelandic) Adalberto, Alberto, Berto(Italian) Albaer, Baer, Bèr(Limburgish) Albertas(Lithuanian) Albert(Norwegian) Albert(Polish) Adalberto, Alberto(Portuguese) Albert(Romanian) Albert(Russian) Adalberto, Alberto, Berto(Spanish) Albert(Swedish)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 163


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