Alba History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Alba family

The surname Alba was first found in Navarre, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain.

Early History of the Alba family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alba research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1459, 1472, 1516, 1688, and 1690 are included under the topic Early Alba History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Alba Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Alba, Albo, Albu, Albba, Albos, Albas, Albar, Albans, Albanos, Albor, Albanor, Dealba, Dalba and many more.

Early Notables of the Alba family (pre 1700)

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United States Alba migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alba Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Alonso De Alba and his wife Catalina Perez Alba, who settled in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1534
  • Gonzalo de Alba brought his wife and six children to Peru in 1565
  • Maria de Alba who arrived in Guatemala in 1567
  • Juan de Alba who arrived in Ecuador in 1582
Alba Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Francisco De Alba, who arrived in America in 1812 [1]
  • Peter Alba, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1813 [1]
  • P. Alba, who arrived in New Orleans at the age of 33 in 1820
  • C. Alba at the age of 22 with a son in 1821
  • De Alba, aged 35, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1825 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Alba (post 1700) +

  • Joshua Lauren Alba (b. 1982), American actor
  • Jessica Marie Alba (b. 1981), American television and film actress
  • Albert E. Alba, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1952 [2]
  • Julia María Alarcó Alba (b. 1972), retired Spanish sprinter
  • Jordi Ramos Alba (b. 1989), Spanish professional footballer
  • Alba Lucía Potes Cortés (b. 1954), Colombian composer of contemporary classical music and teacher at Mannes College The New School for Music, College Preparatory Division in New York
  • Alba Giselle Reyes Santos (b. 1981), Puerto Rican beauty pageant titleholder, Miss Photogenic Universe in 2004
  • Alba Pomares López (b. 1995), Spanish footballer
  • Alba Maria Cabello (b. 1986), Spanish Olympic synchronized swimmer


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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