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Meaning & History

Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element alf meaning "elf".
Other Languages & CulturesAlba(Catalan) Elva(Danish) Aafje(Dutch) Elfa, Elva(Icelandic) Alba(Italian) Alva(Norwegian) Alba, Elba(Spanish) Alva(Swedish)
Same SpellingAlba (1), Alba (2)
User SubmissionAlbà

Sources & References

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

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