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.
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▼.Kreatif forms: Abbrecht, Arbrecht, Atbrecht. [more]
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)
Adalberto, Adelbert, Al, Albert (#436 2 years ago), Alberto (#513), Allie, Bert, Bertie, Delbert and Elbert are the prominent varying forms of Albrecht (outside Top 1000). Adoption of these forms of Albrecht was more pronounced during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5663%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.1051%, 81.4% less). Albert is a perennial favorite, although Alberto appears to be gaining favor too, and Adalberto used to be popular. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Albrecht and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)