What does Albrecht mean?
Albrecht [al-brecht] 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.
(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)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Albert (#440 in 2015) is the only prominent varying form of Albrecht (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Albrecht was more pronounced 125 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 study of the ranking of Albrecht and affiliated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
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.See names in meaning and etymology.