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Origin and popularity of the name ALBRECHT

Origin

Albrecht : 1: German: from the personal name Albrecht composed of the ancient Germanic elements adal ‘noble’ + berht ‘bright famous’. Compare Albert. This surname is also found elsewhere in central Europe e.g. in Czechia.2: Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Albreht: from the personal name Albreht of ancient Germanic origin (see 1 above).

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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