The name Alberson is of Anglo-Saxon
origin. It was name for a person who is noble or bright. The surname Alberson is derived from the Saxon personal name
Aethel-berht. According to ancient Anglo-Saxon
history Aethelbert who was the King of Kent
from 860 to 866 AD, had bloodties to the Saxon invaders of the 4th century.
Early Origins of the Alberson family
The surname Alberson was first found in Kent
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times. The name is descended from the Saxon Aethel-berht meaning "the noble and brilliant one." Aethelbert was the King of Kent
from 860 to 866 A.D. and was descended from the original Saxon invaders in the 4th century.
Early History of the Alberson family
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Alberson Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Alberson have been found, including Albertson, Albert, Alberton, Alberts and others.
Early Notables of the Alberson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Alberson family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Alberson, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:
Alberson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Mrs. H. Alberson, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
- Theodore Alberson, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1896
- Johanne Alberson, aged 50, who emigrated to America, in 1896
Alberson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Vera Alberson, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1911
- Gilbert Alberson, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1920
- Manuel Alberson, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1922
Alberson Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- David Alberson, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1760