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The name Alberty is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person who is noble or bright. The surname Alberty 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.

Alberty Early Origins



The surname Alberty 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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Alberty Spelling Variations


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Alberty Spelling Variations



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 Alberty have been found, including Albertson, Albert, Alberton, Alberts and others.

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Alberty Early History


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Alberty Early History



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

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Alberty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alberty Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Alberty 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



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 powerful new nations. Among early immigrants of the Alberty surname to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were: Michael Albert who arrived in Lancaster, Pa. in 1719; Henry Albert settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1798; Adam Albert settled in Philadelphia in 1738.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Alberty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Alberty (post 1700)



  • Paul H. Alberty, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1998, 2000
  • Leon C. Alberty, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Senate 4th District, 1952
  • Frances Alberty, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1996

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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    The Alberty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alberty 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.

    This page was last modified on 2 February 2016 at 10:08.

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