Origin of AlbertFrench from Old High German Adalbrecht, literally , bright through nobility from adal, nobility + beraht, bright
- (Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha) 1819-61; husband (Prince Consort) of Queen Victoria of England (1840-61)
- 1875-1934; king of Belgium (1909-34)
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.