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What does Albin mean?

Albin Pronunciation of Albin as a boys' name is pronounced AL-bin. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Albin is "white, pale-skinned". From the root word "albino". Common in Roman and medieval times. See also Alban.


ASSOCIATED WITH roman, medieval


VARIANTS Al, Alben, Albinson, Albyn, Alpin, Aubin


RELATED FORMS VIA ALBAN Albain, Albano, Albany, Albie, Albinet, Albion, Albis, Alby, Albys, Alvan, Alvin, Alvy, Auban, Auben


(male) Abbin, ..

(female) Albind, ..

Albin Massiah (A.M.), ..

How popular is Albin?

Albin is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#7244 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Albin reached its apex position of #479 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Albin rated in the Top 2000 are Al, Albie, Albion, Alby, Alva, Alvan, Alvin (#654 VIA LATEST LIST) and Alvy. Adoption of these relations of Albin was more pronounced among parents during the years 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 0.3%) and has become much less since (USAGE 0.02%, 92.8%), with versions such as Albin becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Albin, Al, Albion, Alby, Alva in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alvan, Alvin, Alvy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Albin, Albie, Alvin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Abbie, Abia, Abid, Abie, Abir, Adin, Adlin, Adrin, Aikin, Ailin, Alain, Alair, Alan, Alann, Albern, Aldan, Aldin, Aldis, Aldon, Aldrin, Aldwin, Alen, Alfie, Alfio, Algie, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allain, Allan, Allen, Allie, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Aloin, Alpine, Alric, Alstin, Alten, Aluin, Aluino, Alun, Alven, Alvie, Alvis, Alvyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Alyn, Ambie, Amein, Amin, Antin, Ardin, Arlin, Armin, Arrin, Arvin, Aswin, Aykin, Blain, Eldin, Eljin, Elwin, Flin, Glin, Klein, Robin, Rubin, Sabin and Tobin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Albin.

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