Meaning and name origin
Alberta \a-lber-ta, al-be-rta\ as a girl's 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.
Alberta▼ has 30 variant forms: Al, 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 information, see also the related girl name Roberta.
Alberta is a very popular first name for females (#332 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#38715 out of 88799, Top 44%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alberta for girls. Alberta reached its highest rank of #120 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alberta and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Allie (#257), Ally (#736), Alverta, Bertie, Roberta, Berta, Ali, Alberta, Albertha, Albertina, Albertine and Albert. (2014 statistics).