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Alberta

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Noble and bright
  • #789 All Time
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Boys
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488k Albert (English)
59k Alberto (Spanish)

How popular is the name "Alberta" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 76 76 0
1881 64 64 0
1882 90 90 0
1883 72 72 0
1884 102 102 0
1885 97 97 0
1886 98 98 0
1887 116 116 0
1888 147 147 0
1889 130 130 0
1890 165 165 0
1891 167 167 0
1892 189 189 0
1893 179 179 0
1894 227 227 0
1895 242 242 0
1896 258 258 0
1897 294 294 0
1898 302 302 0
1899 304 304 0
1900 547 541 6
1901 386 386 0
1902 422 417 5
1903 483 483 0
1904 517 517 0
1905 577 577 0
1906 555 548 7
1907 627 627 0
1908 647 641 6
1909 747 738 9
1910 840 832 8
1911 801 801 0
1912 1,141 1,133 8
1913 1,195 1,195 0
1914 1,362 1,350 12
1915 1,682 1,675 7
1916 1,773 1,765 8
1917 1,825 1,818 7
1918 2,004 1,988 16
1919 2,025 2,016 9
1920 1,975 1,967 8
1921 1,936 1,929 7
1922 1,864 1,853 11
1923 1,932 1,921 11
1924 1,830 1,817 13
1925 1,851 1,844 7
1926 1,716 1,701 15
1927 1,720 1,706 14
1928 1,568 1,555 13
1929 1,584 1,569 15
1930 1,478 1,463 15
1931 1,362 1,354 8
1932 1,299 1,283 16
1933 1,171 1,157 14
1934 1,125 1,120 5
1935 1,063 1,054 9
1936 1,039 1,031 8
1937 1,003 998 5
1938 965 956 9
1939 934 926 8
1940 936 926 10
1941 869 864 5
1942 988 988 0
1943 966 956 10
1944 827 827 0
1945 769 762 7
1946 818 811 7
1947 771 771 0
1948 718 718 0
1949 693 688 5
1950 608 608 0
1951 623 623 0
1952 541 536 5
1953 549 549 0
1954 512 506 6
1955 478 478 0
1956 447 447 0
1957 432 432 0
1958 349 349 0
1959 369 369 0
1960 375 375 0
1961 315 315 0
1962 290 285 5
1963 265 265 0
1964 229 229 0
1965 223 223 0
1966 188 188 0
1967 200 200 0
1968 180 180 0
1969 157 157 0
1970 140 140 0
1971 118 118 0
1972 113 113 0
1973 112 112 0
1974 89 89 0
1975 78 78 0
1976 89 89 0
1977 54 54 0
1978 81 81 0
1979 64 64 0
1980 67 67 0
1981 62 62 0
1982 77 77 0
1983 68 68 0
1984 66 66 0
1985 68 63 5
1986 53 44 9
1987 51 45 6
1988 35 35 0
1989 41 41 0
1990 42 42 0
1991 48 48 0
1992 41 41 0
1993 43 43 0
1994 43 43 0
1995 31 31 0
1996 26 26 0
1997 31 31 0
1998 19 19 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 25 25 0
2001 25 25 0
2002 25 25 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 15 15 0
2008 10 10 0
2009 6 6 0
2010 16 16 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 12 12 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 8 8 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Alberta? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 70,658 babies born with the name Alberta in the United States. That's more than enough Albertas to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 76 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alberta" was in 1919 with a total of 2,016 babies. (That's a lot of baby Albertas)

According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alberta" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 219 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1923. Across the entire United States a total of 1,932 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Alberta popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Alberta in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alberta" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alberta as well as things modernly associated with the name Alberta such as celebrities named Alberta.

English

Origin and Meaning of Alberta

The name "Alberta" is of English origin, and it means "Noble and bright". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

B is for busy, your never idle life.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

T is for time, you give to friends.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Atrebla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lbartae". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Alberta born Feb 8, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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