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What does Alben mean?

Alben Pronunciation of Alben [al-ben] as a name for boys is of English origin, and Alben means "white, pale-skinned". Alben is a version of Albin (English): from the root word "albino".

Associated with: white.


Alben has 1 variant: Albyn.

3 more relations via Albin: Al, Alpin and Aubin.

Creative forms:
(male) Albeni, Anaben, ..

(female) Alce, Alte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alben Trevon (A.T.), ..

How popular is Alben?

Alben is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Albin and Al are the prominent related forms of Alben (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Alben were favored as birth names 115 years ago (average #479), but now, versions like Albin have become somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Albin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alben is pronounced similarly to Albain, Alban and Albion. Other suggested similar names are Aaren, Abbe, Abe, Abey, Aden, Ahren, Aiden, Aiken, Airen, Alain, Alan, Alann, Alba, Albano, Albany, Albern, Albert, Albie, Albis, Alby, Aldan, Alden, Aldon, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alfeo, Alfey, Alger, Algey, Alin, Allan, Allcen, Allen, Allex, Alley, Allon, Aloin, Alon, Alsten, Alten, Alter, Alun, Alvan, Alven, Alvin, Alvyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Ameen, Arden, Aren, Arien, Arjen, Arlen, Armen, Arren, Arsen, Auban, Aube, Auben, Auden, Ayden, Ayken, Ayren, Eben, Elven, Glen, Joben and Olen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alben.

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