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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alba

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Alt. Meaning

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Notable Persons Named Alba

Alba Ribas Benaiges is an actress. Alba was born on January 5th, 1988 in Catalonia.

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She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Alba was born on February 27th, 1979 in Florence.

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Alba Parietti is an actress, television presenter, and entertainer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1977 to present. Alba was born on July 2nd, 1961 in Turin, Piedmont, Italy.

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Giselle Blondet is an actress and tv hostess. Giselle was given the name Alba Giselle Blondet Gomez on January 9th, 1964 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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She holds the title Miss Cidra Universe 2004, Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2004, Cidra, Puerto Rico, and List of Miss Puerto Rico titleholders. Alba was given the name Alba Giselle Reyes Santos on June 15th, 1981 in Cidra, Puerto Rico.

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Alba Gaïa Kraghede Bellugi is an actress. Alba was born on March 5th, 1995 in Paris.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alba

Jessica Alba is an actor, model (people), businessperson, actress, model, and businesswoman. She was most active from 1994 to present. Jessica was given the name Jessica Marie Alba on April 28th, 1981 in , U.S.

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Jordi Alba is a soccer player for the FC Barcelona, CE L'Hospitalet, UE Cornellà, Valencia CF Mestalla, Valencia CF, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Spain national under-19 football team, Spain national under-20 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. Jordi was born on March 21st, 1989 in L'Hospitalet, Spain.

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Rebecca de Alba is a model, tv presenter, model (people), presenter, and modelandtv presenter. Rebecca was born on October 26th, 1964 in Zacatecas City.

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Verónica Castro is an actress, singer, producer, former model, and presenter. She has had major accomplishments since 1964. Verónica was given the name Verónica Judith Sáenz Castro Alba on October 19th, 1952 in Mexico City. Verónica is also known as Big Vero and La Vero.

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Felipe de Alba was an attorney and character actor. Felipe was born on April 29th, 1924 in Mexico. He left this life on November 15th, 2005.

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Panchito was born on February 25th, 1925 in Paco, Manila. He left this life on December 18th, 1995.

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How popular is the baby name Alba in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 6 0
1881 5 5 0
1887 7 7 0
1888 7 7 0
1889 10 10 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 7 0 7
1893 5 5 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 11 11 0
1896 10 10 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 6 6 0
1900 8 8 0
1904 13 13 0
1905 10 10 0
1906 17 17 0
1907 11 11 0
1908 14 14 0
1909 11 11 0
1910 22 22 0
1911 17 17 0
1912 37 37 0
1913 47 38 9
1914 51 51 0
1915 86 79 7
1916 51 51 0
1917 67 58 9
1918 60 53 7
1919 60 55 5
1920 53 45 8
1921 51 51 0
1922 62 57 5
1923 71 62 9
1924 50 50 0
1925 60 51 9
1926 54 48 6
1927 48 48 0
1928 47 47 0
1929 33 33 0
1930 59 53 6
1931 43 43 0
1932 34 34 0
1933 32 32 0
1934 33 27 6
1935 23 23 0
1936 16 16 0
1937 26 26 0
1938 24 24 0
1939 23 23 0
1940 25 25 0
1941 14 14 0
1942 18 18 0
1943 16 11 5
1944 14 14 0
1945 11 11 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 18 18 0
1948 22 22 0
1949 16 16 0
1950 30 30 0
1951 34 34 0
1952 35 30 5
1953 31 31 0
1954 39 39 0
1955 34 34 0
1956 29 29 0
1957 26 26 0
1958 34 34 0
1959 32 32 0
1960 30 30 0
1961 22 22 0
1962 24 24 0
1963 39 39 0
1964 40 40 0
1965 24 24 0
1966 23 23 0
1967 29 29 0
1968 40 40 0
1969 33 33 0
1970 25 25 0
1971 30 30 0
1972 34 34 0
1973 28 28 0
1974 40 40 0
1975 40 40 0
1976 36 36 0
1977 50 50 0
1978 35 35 0
1979 36 36 0
1980 59 59 0
1981 106 101 5
1982 80 80 0
1983 61 61 0
1984 81 81 0
1985 63 63 0
1986 65 65 0
1987 74 74 0
1988 116 116 0
1989 138 138 0
1990 112 112 0
1991 86 86 0
1992 93 93 0
1993 97 97 0
1994 77 77 0
1995 75 75 0
1996 79 79 0
1997 77 77 0
1998 59 59 0
1999 54 54 0
2000 80 80 0
2001 75 75 0
2002 67 67 0
2003 54 54 0
2004 63 63 0
2005 63 63 0
2006 85 85 0
2007 77 77 0
2008 84 84 0
2009 70 70 0
2010 115 115 0
2011 124 124 0
2012 133 133 0
2013 146 146 0
2014 149 149 0
2015 157 157 0
2016 124 124 0
2017 146 146 0

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Popularity of Alba as a first name

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Common last names for Alba

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alba U.S.
  White 13.46% 64.26%
  African American 0.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 79.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alba

People with the last name Alba are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alba

  • How Popular is the name Alba? Alba is the 3,341st most popular name of all time. As a last name Alba was the 2,699th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alba have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,129 babies born with the first name Alba in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alba to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alba? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Alba first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alba is Tuesday, August 31st, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Alba born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alba was in 2015 with a total of 157 babies.
  • Random Alba Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alba is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 20 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Alba: Your name in reverse order is Abla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Baal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alba? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,347 people with the last name Alba.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alba? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Alba as their last name.

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