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Meaning and Name Origin

Alberta \a-lber-ta, al-be-rta\ as a girls' name is pronounced al-BER-tah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Alberta is "noble, bright". Feminine of Albert. Also the name of a western Canadian province, and a popular type of peach.


Variations

Alberta has 31 variants: Al, Albert, Albertha, Alberthine, Albertina, Albertine, Ali, Alie, Alli, Allie, Ally, Alverta, Auberta, Auberte, Aubertha, Auberthe, Aubine, Berrie, Berry, Bert, Berta, Berte, Berti, Bertie, Berty, Elberta, Elbertha, Elberthina, Elberthine, Elbertina and Elbertine.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Roberta.


Popularity

Alberta is a very popular first name for females (#332 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#38715 out of 88799, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Alberta for girls. Alberta reached its peak rank of #120 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alberta name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alberta outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alberta and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Alberta listed in the Top 1000 are Allie (#257 in 2014), Ally (#736), Alverta, Bertie, Roberta, Berta, Ali, Albertha, Albertina, Albertine and Albert. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1900-1909 and have become much less popular since, with forms like Ali, Berta, Bertie, Alverta and Alberta becoming somewhat outmoded. Allie (#257) is the most fashionable baby name in this list, with this name undergoing a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Albert, Alberta, Albertha, Albertina, Albertine, Ali, Allie, Ally, Alverta, Berta in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bertie, Roberta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alberta and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Alberga, Alberge and Alvera. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alberta.

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