What does Albrecht mean?
Albrecht \a-lbre-cht, al(b)-recht\ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and Albrecht means "noble, bright". Albrecht is a form of Albert (Old English): from an Old French name. Seldom used as a boys' name.
Albrecht has 23 more alternative forms via Albert: Abert, Adalbert, Adalberto▼, Adalbrecht, Adelbert▼, Adelbrecht, Ailbert, Al▼, Albertino, Alberto▲, Albertus, Albie, Albrekt, Allie▼, Alvert, Alvertos, Aubert, Bert▼, Bertie▼, Berty, Dalbert, Delbert▼ and Elbert▼.
Albrecht is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2211 out of 88799, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Adalberto, Adelbert, Al, Albert (#436 in 2014), Alberto (#513), Allie, Bert, Bertie, Delbert and Elbert are the prominent varying forms of Albrecht (#unlisted). Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 and has become much lower since, with forms like Albert, Bert, Bertie, Delbert and Elbert falling out of style. Alberto (#513) is the most chic birth name among these. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Albrecht and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)