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Alba (boy)

What does Alba mean?

Alba Pronunciation of Alba [al-ba] as a name for boys (also used more commonly as girls' name Alba). The name Alba means "white". Alba is an alternate spelling of Alva (Irish, Gaelic): also related to Latin Albin.

Associated with: white.

Variations

1 related form via Alva: Alvah.

Creative forms:
(male) Albas, Als, ..

(female) Alai, Albat, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alba Axel (A.A.), ..

How popular is Alba?

Alba is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3324 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Alba entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #1663 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alba name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alvah and Alva are the prominent variation forms of Alba. Adoption of these relations of Alba was widespread among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.1%), but now, versions such as Alva have fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alba, Alva, Alvah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alba is pronounced similarly to Albie, Alby and Welby. Other recommended names are Ab, Abad, Abba, Abbas, Abbe, Abby, Abda, Abe, Abia, Abna, Abo, Adya, Akbar, Al, Alan, Albain, Alban, Albano, Albany, Albaro, Alben, Albin, Albis, Albyn, Albys, Aldan, Aldo, Alec, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alf, Alfa, Alfo, Alfy, Alga, Algar, Algy, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allan, Aloj, Alon, Alpha, Alta, Alto, Aluf, Alun, Alvan, Alvar, Alvy, Aly, Alyn, Amby, Ara, Arda, Arlea, Asa, Atlea, Auban, Aube, Ava, Avia and Cuba. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alba.

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