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Alber History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: French , German


The prestigious French surname Alber is a proud sign of a rich and dynamic ancestry.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Franks, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The name Alber is derived from the given name Albert, which is itself derived from the Germanic personal name Albrecht. The name Albrecht means noble and bright and it was borne by numerous medieval princes, churchmen and military leaders.


Early Origins of the Alber family


The surname Alber was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Alber family


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Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1012, 1060, 1400, and 1710 are included under the topic Early Alber History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Alber Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Albert, Alber, Alberte, Albers, Albaire, Albair, Albère, Alberre, Albairre, d'Albert, d'Alber, d'Alberte, d'Albers, d'Albaire, d'Albère, d'Alberre and many more.

Early Notables of the Alber family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family at this time was Henri Albert de La Grange d'Arquien (1613-1707), French Cardinal de La Grange d'Arquien; Jeanne Baptiste d'Albert de Luynes, Comtesse de...
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Migration of the Alber family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alber Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Benjamin Alber, who landed in Massachusetts in 1641 [1]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)

Alber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Alber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1746 [1]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)
  • Joseph Alber, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746 [1]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)
  • Joseph Alber, who settled in Philadelphia in 1746
  • Matheus Alber, who settled in Philadelphia in 1753
  • Mathias Alber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]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)

Alber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Alber, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]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)
  • Ludwig Alber, who landed in Philadelphia in 1867

Contemporary Notables of the name Alber (post 1700)


  • Robert J. Alber, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 14th District, 1936 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Manfred Alber, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Arizona State Senate 10th District, 2002 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Siegbert Alber (b. 1936), prominent governmental advisor in Stuttgart
  • Leo Alber Huard (1916-1969), American lawyer and university dean in California

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Citations


  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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