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What does Alberta mean?

Alberta Pronunciation of Alberta as a girls' name is pronounced al-BER-tah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Alberta is "noble, bright". Feminine of Albert. Also the name of a western Canadian province, and a popular type of peach.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, noble, bright (light)


VARIANTS Al, Albert, Albertha, Alberthine, Albertina, Albertine, Ali, Alie, Alli, Allie, Ally, Alverta, Auberta, Auberte, Aubertha, Auberthe, Aubine, Berrie, Berry, Bert, Berta, Berte, Berti, Bertie, Berty, Elberta, Elbertha, Elberthina, Elberthine, Elbertina, Elbertine

SEE ALSO Roberta



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How popular is Alberta?

Alberta is a very popular first name for females (#332 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#40139 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Alberta reached its peak rank of #116 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not listed currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alberta name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Allie (#350 IN 2018), Ally (#1274), Ali (#1841), Albert, Albertha, Albertina, Albertine, Alli, Alverta, Bert, Berta, Bertie, Elberta and Roberta are the prominent varying forms of Alberta listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Alberta were at the height of their popularity 118 years ago (AVERAGE #922) and have become much less popular since (#1831, 85%), with forms like Ally becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alberta, Albert, Albertha, Albertina, Albertine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ali, Alli, Allie, Ally, Alverta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bert, Berta, Bertie, Elberta, Roberta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alberta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Alberga, Alberge (see Alberga), Albreda, Alesta, Aleta, Aletta, Alletta, Almera, Almeria, Almeta, Alvara, Alvarita, Alvera, Alvira, Eberta, Egberta, Elberga (see Alberga), Filberta (see Philiberta), Gilberta, Huberta, Laberta, Reberta, Ruberta, Uberta and Yuberta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alberta.

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