What does Albert mean?

Definitions for Albert
ˈæl bərtal·bert

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Albert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Albert, Prince Albert, Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuelnoun

    prince consort of Queen Victoria of England (1819-1861)


  1. Albertnoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    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.

  2. Albertnoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Albertnoun

    A constituency in Belize

  4. Albertnoun

    A city in Kansas

  5. Albertnoun

    A rural municipality of Manitoba

  6. Albertnoun

    A town in New South Wales

  7. Albertnoun

    A ghost town in Texas

  8. Etymology: From Old English Æþelbeorht, from Proto-Germanic *Aþalaberhtaz, a compound of *aþalaz ("noble") + *berhtaz ("bright, famous"), or from French /Norman Albert, from Latin Albertus, itself from the Germanic name. Regardless of the exact route, it is a doublet of Ethelbert. It became popular in 19th-century England due to Queen Victoria’s consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.


  1. albert

    Albert is typically a male given name derived from the Germanic words 'aþal', meaning 'noble', and 'beraht', meaning 'bright'. It is commonly used in various cultures including English, French, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, and others. Besides being a name, it can be used as a surname. Notably, Albert Einstein is renowned worldwide for his contributions to theoretical physics. Additionally, 'Albert' may refer to a variety of geographical locations or institutions. Your specific context will determine its precise meaning.


  1. Albert

    Albert was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1904.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Albert

    al′bert, n. a short kind of watch-chain. [Named from Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Albert

    archbishop of Mainz, a dignity granted him by Pope Leo X. at the ransom of £15,000, which he was unable to pay, and which, as the Pope needed it for building St. Peter's, he borrowed, the Pope granting him the power to sell indulgences in order to repay the loan, in which traffic Tetzel was his chief salesman, a trade which roused the wrath of Luther, and provoked the German Reformation (1450-1545).

  2. Albert

    the last Grandmaster of the Teutonic knights, who being "religious in an eminent degree and shaken in his belief" took zealously to Protestantism and came under the influence of Luther, who advised him to declare himself Duke of Prussia, under the wing of Sigismund of Poland, in defiance of the Teutonic order as no longer worthy of bed and board on the earth, and so doing, became founder of the Prussian State (1490-1568).

  3. Albert

    markgrave of Brandenburg, defined by Carlyle "a failure of a Fritz," with "features" of a Frederick the Great in him, "but who burnt away his splendid qualities as a mere temporary shine for the able editors, and never came to anything, full of fire, too much of it wildfire, not in the least like an Alcibiades except in the change of fortune he underwent" (1522-1557).

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Albert

    After the Prince Consort, to whom the jewellers of Birmingham presented a short gold watch-chain on the occasion of his visit to that city in 1849.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Albert is ranked #1076 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Albert surname appeared 32,507 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 11 would have the surname Albert.

    76.8% or 24,978 total occurrences were White.
    13.6% or 4,434 total occurrences were Black.
    4% or 1,313 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 670 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.7% or 559 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.6% or 549 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Albert' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4195

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Albert' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3903

Anagrams for Albert »

  1. balter

  2. labret

  3. tabler

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Albert in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Albert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Albert in a Sentence

  1. Ashley Wrenn:

    My neighbor Albert got a ladder. My grandfather climbed the ladder quick. He pushed the guy to a corner of the roof and threw him off the roof.

  2. Prince Harry:

    I’m somewhat ashamed of the way that I dealt with it, and of course, because of the system that we were in and the responsibilities and the duties that we had, we had a quick cuddle and then we had to get changed to jump in a convoy with a police escort and drive to the Royal Albert Hall for a charity event. Then step out into a wall of cameras and pretend as though everything’s OK.

  3. Melissa Lea:

    This happens...people coming in from South Auckland get to Mount Albert right?...and the thing it's like, hopefully, we could divert some of that traffic and criminals away from Mount Albert...

  4. Michael Hershman:

    The whole thing is ridiculous, albert Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and again and expecting different results.

  5. Metropolitan Nashville Police/Getty:

    And I just knew in that moment that I was n’t going to get on that interstate with Albert Boakye. I was n’t going to go quietly where Albert Boakye wanted to take me. And I think Albert Boakye realized maybe this girl was going to be more trouble than she’s worth.

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