a masculine name: dim. Al, Bert; var. Adelbert, Elbert; fem. Alberta, Albertine
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)
lake in EC Africa, on the border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo & Uganda: 2,064 sq mi (5,346 sq km)
German-born British prince consort. Born into the house of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, he married (1840) his cousin, Queen Victoria, and was noted as a patron of British arts, sciences, and industry.
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.