The name Albertine is an ancient Anglo-Saxon
name that was given to a person who was a person who is noble or bright. The surname Albertine 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 Albertine family
The surname Albertine 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 Albertine family
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Albertine Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Albertine has undergone many spelling variations
, including Albertson, Albert, Alberton, Alberts and others.
Early Notables of the Albertine family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Albertine family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Albertine were among those contributors:
Albertine Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Miss Albertine, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Albertine (post 1700)
- Viviane Katrina Louise "Viv" Albertine (b. 1954), Australian-born British singer and songwriter, best known as the guitarist for the English punk group the Slits
- Duchess Elisabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen (b. 1713), Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz