Albrecht
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
AHL-brekht
Meaning
Aristocratic and bright
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Albrecht is a German variant of Albert. Albert is derived from its Old Germanic form 'Adelbracht', a combination of two words - 'adel', which means 'noble', and 'berht', which means 'bright'. The name became very popular as an English name during Queen Victoria's time because the Prince Consort was named Albert.

Famous Albrechts

Albrecht Altdorfer - artist
Albrecht Kossel - Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine
Albrecht von Haller - doctor

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