Alberto

First Name
60k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alberto

"Alberto" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Noble and bright". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Alberto

Juan Gabriel is a mariachi, ranchera, latin pop, and mexican pop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1971. Juan was given the name Alberto Aguilera Valadez on January 7th, 1950 in Parácuaro. Juan is also known as Adán Luna, Juan Gabriel, Juanga, El Divo de Juárez, and El Divo deJuárez.

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Alberto was born on May 25th, 1977 in San Luis Potosí City, Mexico. Alberto is also known as Dos Caras Jr.; Rodríguez, Alberto; Banderas, and Alberto; Dorado; Dos; Dos Caras; El Dorado; El Hijo de Dos Caras.

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Alberto Gonzales is an office holder. His military service ended in 1975. Alberto was born on August 4th, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas.

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Alberto Fujimori is a 45th President of Peru. Alberto was born on July 28th, 1938 in Lima.

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Alberto Giacometti was an artist in the fields of sculpture, painting, and drawing. Alberto was born on October 10th, 1901 in Borgonovo, Stampa, Graubünden, Switzerland. He passed away on January 11th, 1966.

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Alberto Contador is a cyclist. Alberto was born on December 6th, 1982 in Pinto, Madrid, Spain.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alberto

Luis Alberto is a soccer player for the Deportivo de La Coruña, Liverpool F.C., Sevilla FC, Sevilla Atlético, FC Barcelona B, Málaga CF, Spain national under-18 football team, Spain national under-19 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. Luis was born on September 28th, 1992 in San José del Valle, Spain. Luis is also known as Romero Alconchel and Luis Alberto.

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Carlos Alberto is a soccer player for the Figueirense FC, Fluminense FC, FC Porto, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, SV Werder Bremen, São Paulo FC, Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, CR Vasco da Gama, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, Esporte Clube Bahia, Goiás Esporte Clube, Al Dhafra FC, and Brazil. Carlos was born on December 11th, 1984 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Alberto is a soccer player for the Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Málaga CF, Atlético Malagueño, Getafe CF, Granada 74 CF, Albacete Balompié, Córdoba CF, and SD Ponferradina. Alberto was born on July 12th, 1984 in Benamejí, Spain. Alberto is also known as Alberto.

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Breccia Alberto is a comics creator. Breccia is also known as El Viejo".

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Julio Alberto is a soccer player for the Atlético Madrid, Recreativo de Huelva, FC Barcelona, Spain national under-21 football team, Spain national under-23 football team, and Spain national football team. Julio was born on October 7th, 1958 in Candás, Spain. Julio is also known as Julio Alberto.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 6 0 6
1886 5 0 5
1887 8 0 8
1890 5 0 5
1891 9 0 9
1892 14 0 14
1893 7 0 7
1898 6 0 6
1899 6 0 6
1900 12 0 12
1901 6 0 6
1902 10 0 10
1903 11 0 11
1904 12 0 12
1905 10 0 10
1906 20 0 20
1907 18 0 18
1908 11 0 11
1909 17 0 17
1910 20 0 20
1911 28 0 28
1912 39 0 39
1913 40 0 40
1914 67 0 67
1915 77 0 77
1916 68 0 68
1917 81 0 81
1918 94 5 89
1919 119 5 114
1920 131 8 123
1921 154 6 148
1922 138 5 133
1923 127 0 127
1924 187 5 182
1925 156 7 149
1926 158 0 158
1927 154 6 148
1928 172 6 166
1929 157 6 151
1930 157 0 157
1931 151 7 144
1932 139 7 132
1933 110 0 110
1934 127 0 127
1935 130 0 130
1936 115 0 115
1937 133 6 127
1938 104 0 104
1939 121 0 121
1940 139 0 139
1941 127 0 127
1942 153 5 148
1943 147 0 147
1944 135 5 130
1945 165 0 165
1946 172 0 172
1947 199 5 194
1948 193 0 193
1949 223 0 223
1950 247 6 241
1951 224 0 224
1952 297 0 297
1953 356 5 351
1954 326 0 326
1955 343 5 338
1956 377 5 372
1957 375 0 375
1958 428 9 419
1959 417 7 410
1960 496 0 496
1961 547 6 541
1962 524 0 524
1963 465 5 460
1964 493 0 493
1965 526 0 526
1966 554 8 546
1967 557 0 557
1968 644 5 639
1969 712 0 712
1970 723 6 717
1971 674 5 669
1972 688 11 677
1973 703 8 695
1974 751 6 745
1975 725 9 716
1976 722 16 706
1977 689 7 682
1978 793 12 781
1979 839 12 827
1980 909 8 901
1981 940 7 933
1982 1,020 12 1,008
1983 987 6 981
1984 955 11 944
1985 1,048 8 1,040
1986 1,021 8 1,013
1987 993 9 984
1988 1,107 11 1,096
1989 1,185 6 1,179
1990 1,374 21 1,353
1991 1,434 14 1,420
1992 1,355 7 1,348
1993 1,394 18 1,376
1994 1,325 12 1,313
1995 1,298 5 1,293
1996 1,253 6 1,247
1997 1,278 6 1,272
1998 1,238 0 1,238
1999 1,208 10 1,198
2000 1,199 0 1,199
2001 1,246 5 1,241
2002 1,234 5 1,229
2003 1,126 0 1,126
2004 1,124 0 1,124
2005 1,142 5 1,137
2006 1,015 0 1,015
2007 1,040 0 1,040
2008 969 0 969
2009 780 0 780
2010 670 0 670
2011 661 0 661
2012 611 0 611
2013 584 0 584
2014 541 0 541
2015 518 0 518
2016 513 0 513

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Popularity of Alberto as a first name

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Popularity of Alberto as a last name

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Common last names for Alberto

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Perez
  • Lopez
  • Sanchez
  • Torres
  • Ramirez
  • Flores
  • Gonzales
  • Alvarez
  • Diaz
  • Ortiz
  • Ramos
  • Cruz
  • Fernandez
  • Gomez

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alberto U.S.
  White 14.78% 64.26%
  African American 0.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.09% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 72.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alberto

People with the last name Alberto are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alberto

  • How Popular is the name Alberto? Alberto is the 882nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Alberto was the 5,335th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alberto have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 59,810 babies born with the first name Alberto in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alberto to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alberto? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Alberto first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alberto is Tuesday, July 1st, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Alberto born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alberto was in 1991 with a total of 1,420 babies. That's a lot of babies named Alberto!
  • Random Alberto Factoid: According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alberto ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 11 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1929.
  • Weird things about the name Alberto: Your name in reverse order is Otrebla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Obearlt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alberto? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,528 people with the last name Alberto.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alberto? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Alberto as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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