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Girl Name: Alba

Name: Alba
Pronunciation: \a-lba, al-ba\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Alba's also a boy name)
Meaning: white
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Elba, Ellba, Elbe
Variant forms: Albane, Albia, Albina, Albine, Albinia, Albinka, Alby, Alva
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 979
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 3694


Alba \a-lba, al-ba\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Alba), is pronounced AL-bah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Alba is "white". Popular in Spain. See Albinia.

Alba has 8 variant forms: Albane, Albia, Albina, Albine, Albinia, Albinka, Alby and Alva.

Baby names that sound like Alba are Elba, Ellba and Elbe.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Alba.


Alba is a very popular first name for women (#979 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3694 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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