Home > Albrecht


+ to list (0)

What does Albrecht mean?

Albrecht /al-bre-cht/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and Albrecht means "noble, bright". Albrecht is an alternate form, with the suffix -cht, of Albert (Old English): from an Old French name.

Associated with: old english, noble, bright.


Albrecht has 2 variants: Elbrecht and Ulbricht.

Albrecht has 3 more alternative forms via Albert: Adalbrecht, Adelbrecht and Albrekt.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Albresha, Alecht, ..

(female) Albreca, Albrecia, ..

How popular is Albrecht?

Albrecht is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1914 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Albert (#436 in 2014) is the only prominent varying form of Albrecht (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Albrecht was more pronounced 124 years ago (adoption of 1.21%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.04%, 97% less), with Albert becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Albrecht and affiliated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Albert in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Abert, Ailbert (see Albert), Alaric, Alarick, Alarico, Alben, Alberic, Alberich, Alberick, Alberik, Albern, Alberto, Albie, Albinet, Alcot, Aldred, Aldric, Aldrich, Aldritch, Alec, Aleck, Alecko, Aleco, Aleric, Alerick, Alfre, Alfred, Alfredas, Alfredo, Alfredos, Alfrey, Allcot (see Alcott), Alldrich, Allric, Alric, Alrick, Alured, Alvert, Arch, Archy, Arreck, Arrict (see Aric), Aubert, Aubrey, Averet, Averett, Fulbright and Ruprecht. These names tend to be more commonly used than Albrecht.