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Alba - Meaning of Alba

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[ 2 syll. al-ba, alb-a ] The baby girl name Alba is pronounced as AA-LBaa- †.

1: Alba is mainly used in the Catalan, English, German, Italian, and Spanish languages, and its language of origin is Latin. The name's meaning is white; blond, fair one. It is derived from the element 'albus' meaning white.

Alba is a widely used name; it has 22 variant forms. Variant forms include Albah, Alban (used in Albanian too), Albana, Albani, Albania, Albanie, Albany (used in Gaelic too), Albeni, Albia, Albina, Albinah, Albine, Albinia, Albinka, Alby, Albyna, Albynah, Allba, Allbah, Aubina, Aubine, and Elba.

2: Alba is of Germanic origin. It is used mainly in German, Italian, and Spanish. It is derived from the word alb which is of the meaning 'elf, supernatural being'.

In addition, Alba is a variant form of the English, German, Hungarian, Italian, and Polish name Alberta in the Czech language.

Alba is also a variant form of the English, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, and Slavic name Albina in the English language.

Alba is also a variant form of Aurora in the Italian and Spanish languages. See also the related form, Alba María (Spanish).

Alba is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1915 with 0.008% of baby girls being named Alba. It had a ranking of #747 then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then, and is of only sporadic use now. Among the family of girl names directly related to Alba, Aurora was the most widely used in 2012.

Baby names that sound like Alba include Ailbe, Ailbhe, Albah, Alby, Alfa, Alfah, Alfi, Alfie, Allba, Allbah, Allfie, Alpa, Alpha, Alphah, Alva, Alvah, Alvee, Alvey, Alvie, and Alvy.

† English pronunciation for Alba: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)"

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