Alberton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Alberton came from Alberto which is formed from the words "ala," which means "everything," and "bertha," which means "famous." Thus the name means one who is famous in everything.

Early Origins of the Alberton family

The surname Alberton was first found in Bologna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region, with Leandro Alberto and Oreste degli Alberti in the 13th century. The latter was a famous poet and was a contemporary and friend of Petrarca.

Early History of the Alberton family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alberton research. Another 116 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1298, 1300, 1430, 1528, 1644, 1685, 1623, 1698, 1664, 1716, 1473, 1533, 1404, 1400, 1479, 1739, 1670 and 1727 are included under the topic Early Alberton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Alberton Spelling Variations

In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Alberton include Albert, Albertazzi, Albertuzzi, Albertis, Albertelli, Albertinelli, Albertini, Alberto, Albertocchi, Albertoli, Albertolli, Alberton, Albertoni, Albertosi, Albertotti, Albertucci, Aliberti, Alierti, Aliverti, D'Albert, D'Alberti, D'Albertis, D'Alberto, DeAlbertellis, DeAlberti and many more.

Early Notables of the Alberton family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Ignazio Albertini (Albertino) (c. 1644-1685) an Italian Baroque violinist and composer; Paluzzo Paluzzi Altieri degli Albertoni (1623-1698), an Italian Catholic Cardinal; Giuseppe Alberti (1664-1716), an Italian painter of the Baroque period; Ludovica Albertoni (1473-1533), sometimes known as Louisa Albertoni or Ludovica Albertoni Cetera, is considered a blessed person, beatified by Pope Clement X; Leon Battista Alberti, born in 1404, who was a famous architect, painter, organist, and writer in Florence. Among his well known architectural works are the church of San Andrea in Mantua, the church of San Francesco in Rimini, and the facade...
Another 119 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alberton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Alberton migration to the United States +

Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Alberton:

Alberton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Robert Alberton, who settled in Virginia in 1607, thirteen years before the "Mayflower"
  • Rob Alberton, who settled in Jamestown, Virginia in 1607


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