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The name Alberts was formed many centuries ago by the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name typically given to a person who is noble or bright. The surname Alberts 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.

Alberts Early Origins



The surname Alberts 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 in England from 860 to 866 A.D. and was descended from the original Saxon invaders in the 4th century.

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Alberts Spelling Variations


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Alberts Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Alberts include Albertson, Albert, Alberton, Alberts and others.

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Alberts Early History


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Alberts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alberts research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1200 and 1281 are included under the topic Early Alberts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alberts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alberts Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Alberts Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Alberts Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hendrik Alberts, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1639
  • Hans Alberts, who arrived in New Jersey in 1650
  • Aechje Alberts, who arrived in New York in 1657
  • Aechtje Alberts, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1663
  • Peter Alberts settled in New Netherlands (New York) in 1663
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Alberts Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Carel Ludk Wilhm Alberts, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787

Alberts Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Alberts, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841
  • Miss Alberts, who landed in America in 1848
  • Marie Luise Alberts, aged 19, arrived in America in 1848
  • Peter Alberts, aged 34, arrived in Missouri in 1848
  • Edward Alberts, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Alberts (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Alberts (post 1700)



  • Trev Kendall Alberts (b. 1970), American sports administrator, director of athletics at the University of Nebraska-Omaha
  • August Peterson Alberts (1861-1912), American Major League Baseball infielder from 1884-1891
  • Eunice Alberts (1927-2012), American contralto from Boston
  • Francis Burt Alberts (b. 1950), American former Major League Baseball designated hitter from Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Bruce Michael Alberts (b. 1938), American biochemist
  • Al Alberts (1922-2009), born Al Albertini, American singer and composer from Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Andrew James Alberts (b. 1981), American professional NHL ice hockey defenseman
  • Robert Atcheson Alberts (b. 1872), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928, 1932
  • Mike Alberts, American Republican politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 11th District, 2004
  • Fred B. Alberts, American politician, Burgess of White Oak, Pennsylvania, 1960
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Alberts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alberts Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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