Albert

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic adal (noble) + berht (bright); Old English Æþelbeorht. It became popular in 19th century England due to Queen Victoria’s consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

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Albert

  1. A male given name.
    • 1862 Alfred Tennyson, The Idylls of the King: Dedication:
      Thou noble Father of her Kings to be - - - / Dear to thy land and ours, a Prince indeed, / Beyond all titles, and a household name, / Hereafter, thro' all times, Albert the Good.
    • 1956 Eddie Condon, Thomas Sugrue: We Called it Music: A Generation of Jazz. Peter Davies 1956. page 40:
      Helena was not flattered. "Albert just doesn't appreciate music," she said. They all called me Albert then. I thought it was a fine name; I like elegance.
    • 2000 Anne Enright, What Are You Like?, Random House (2001), ISBN 9780099284345, page 85:
      Hogan, Byrne, O'Brien. She stopped at one name. Albert Delahunty — what Catholic in their right mind would call a child Albert?
  2. A constituency in Belize
  3. A city in Kansas
  4. A rural municipality in Manitoba
  5. A town in New South Wales
  6. A ghost town in Texas

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Czech[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Albert m

  1. A male given name, cognate to Albert.

Danish[edit]

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Albert

  1. A male given name, cognate to Albert.

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Dutch[edit]

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Albert ?

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Albert.

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Estonian[edit]

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Albert

  1. A male given name, cognate to the English Albert.

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

  1. A male given name.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Mainly used of foreigners, or as a middle name.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Albert

  1. A male given name, cognate to Albert.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of Adalbert, from Old High German adal (noble) + beraht (bright).

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Albert m (genitive Alberts)

  1. A male given name.

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Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɒlbɛrt/
  • Hyphenation: Al‧bert

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

  1. A male given name.

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Norwegian[edit]

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Albert

  1. A male given name, cognate to Albert.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in Sweden in 1283. Cognate with German and English Albert.

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

  1. A male given name.

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