Alberta Name Meaning & Origin

Alberta

Pronunciation: al-BERT-ə (key)

Origin of the name Alberta:

Feminine form of Albert, which is from the Old High German Adalbrecht (bright through nobility), a compound name composed from the elements adal (noble) and beraht (bright, famous). Var: Albertina, Albertine, Elberta, Elbertina, Elbertine. Short: Berta.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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PRONOUNCED: al-BUR-tə (English), ahl-BER-tah (Italian, Polish, German)

Personal experiences with the name Alberta: | Edit

My Grandma's name, my Aunty's name and also my middle name are Alberta. I love it! Especially since I live in Alberta, Canada. It's strange and unique and whenever people find out they always have to tell all of their friends! It's an interesting fact about me and I am quite proud of it.

Nicknames for Alberta: | Edit

Alby, Alba, Bert, Bertie, Berta, Al, Ali/Alli/Allie/Ally, Berry, Teri

Meanings and history of the name Alberta: | Edit

Feminine form of ALBERT. This is the name of a Canadian province, which was named in honour of a daughter of Queen Victoria.

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Alberta Watson (1955-), notable actress

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