Albert

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic adal (noble) + berht (bright, famous); 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]

Proper noun[edit]

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]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

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

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Albert (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Albert Albertit
genitive Albertin Albertien
partitive Albertia Alberteja
illative Albertiin Alberteihin
singular plural
nominative Albert Albertit
accusative nom.? Albert Albertit
gen. Albertin
genitive Albertin Albertien
partitive Albertia Alberteja
inessive Albertissa Alberteissa
elative Albertista Alberteista
illative Albertiin Alberteihin
adessive Albertilla Alberteilla
ablative Albertilta Alberteilta
allative Albertille Alberteille
essive Albertina Alberteina
translative Albertiksi Alberteiksi
instructive Albertein
abessive Albertitta Alberteitta
comitative Alberteineen

Usage notes[edit]

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

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

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).

Proper noun[edit]

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]

Proper noun[edit]

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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