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The name Albert has the following meaning:

Noble or "Bright". A name fast becoming outdated and old-fashioned.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.


As a baby boy name, Albert is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 317 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Albert fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 30 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 404 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Albert in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Albert is pronounced as al-burt


Albert originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Albert and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Albert: Boys - Admiral, Alfred, Barton, Boston, Burton, Coleman, Davis, Dickinson, Dunton, Earl, Elmore, Errol, Gardner, Garfield, Graham, Hamilton, Hayward, Jamari, Kipp, Lyman, Lyndon, Girls - Ammie, Arrie, China, Cordie, Darlene, Diamond, Jaelynn, Jaimie, Kimora, Knowles, Lady, Mercy, Octavia, Pinkie, Precious, Shirlene, Both genders - Augustine, Blake, Edward, Madison, Parker


Popular Variants for the name Albert: Adalbert, Adelbert, Ailbert (Scottish), Ailbhe (Irish), Albek, Albertko (Slavic), Alberto (Italian), Albertus, Albie, Albirt, Albrecht (German), Alburt, Ales, Alvertos (Greek), Bertek (Polish), Berto (Italian), Berty, Elbert, Ulbricht


Common nicknames for the name Albert are: Al, Bert, Albie


We think the name Albert should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Albert to be: An old-fashioned, distinguished gentlemen

In one word, you might describe Albert as a(n) "distinguished" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Albert (or its variants) are:

Carl Albert, born on 10 May, a famous lawyer. Carl Albert's background: A lawyer and a Democratic American politician from Oklahoma. Albert represented the southeastern portion of Oklahoma (Congressional District 3) as a Democrat for 30 years, starting in 1947. He is most well-known for his service as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1977. At 5 feet 4 inches tall, Albert was often affectionately known as the 'Little Giant from Little Dixie,' and held the highest political office of any Oklahoman in American history.

Albert Einstein, born on 14 March , a famous physicist. Albert Einstein's background: A German-born theoretical physicist. He is best known for his theory of relativity and specifically mass-energy equivalence, E = mc2. Einstein received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics 'for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect.'

Edward Albert Heimberger, born on 22 April, a famous actor. Edward Albert Heimberger's background: A popular Oscar and Emmy Award-nominated American stage, film, character actor, gardener, humanitarian activist, and World War II hero. In an acting career that spanned nearly seven decades, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1954 for his performance in Roman Holiday and again in 1973 for The Heartbreak Kid. Among his other well-known roles are Bing Edwards in the Brother Rat films, Oliver Wendell Douglas in the popular 1960s television situation comedy Green Acres, and Frank MacBride on the 1970s crime drama Switch. He also had a recurring role as Carlton Travis on Falcon Crest, opposite Jane Wyman.
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