Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. AL-va

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from the old Irish root albho meaning "white" or ail meaning "rock". In Irish legend this was the name of a female warrior of the Fianna. It was also the name of a 6th-century masculine saint, the founder of a monastery at Emly.

Related Names

Masculine FormAlby


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Entry updated February 28, 2019