Alban meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Albanian and Latin
Usage: English, Albanian, German, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: From Alba, A City on a White Hill and Man from Alba
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Curious boy name Alban is largely used in English, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Albanian and German, meaning of Alban is "From Alba, A City on a White Hill or Man from Alba" is of Albanian and Latin origin. Alban is form of Albanus in German language. The name is celebrated on June 22nd.

Variants of Alban

Albanee, Albanus

Names that rhyme with Alban

Popularity of Alban

Alban was among the popular names in France. Since emerging in 1900 around 26631 babies have been given the moniker. At its zenith in 2005, 649 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 107th position. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 131 years but still dominating the charts. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 500 baby names an amazing 119 times

Alban is a unique baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 300 names. In 1999, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 252 on boy names chart when 30 babies were named Alban. Over 225 people have been named Alban in Switzerland. Alban is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 90 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 936 people have been named Alban in United States. During its 22 years of usage in England and Wales, it had made up to just the top 2000 boy names. Over 245 babies in England and Wales have been named Alban. During its 24 years of usage in Belgium, it had made up to just the top 600 boy names. Over 272 babies in Belgium have been named Alban.

But Alban is a popular baby name in Central African Republic where every 1 in 500 have the name as well as in Congo. At least, 40000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

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Alban in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Alban

Changes don't represent a problem for you. On the contrary, you are all about change. Even though you are a sensitive person, you hate being around people who don't have a problem with expressing their emotions. You believe life's to have fun. You are always preoccupied with other people's problems because they know you are compassionate and ready to help at any time. Your failures motivate you.

Other names similar to Alban

  •  Lieschen - Meaning of Lieschen is A Synonym for the Typical Average German, My God has Sworn or My God is Perfectly Known By the Name "John Doe" is substantially used in German and Swedish and came from Hebrew and Latin is used as a girl name
  •  Dianna - Cherished Dianna has its origin in Indoeuropean and Latin, Dianna means "Daylight or Mythological Ancient Roman Divinity Diana was Noted for Beauty or Swiftness" which is mostly used in Finnish, Swedish and English is aimed at both genders
  •  Lilla - Preeminent and Ceaseless Lillas origin is English, Sanskrit and Latin is commonly used in Norwegian, Danish and Hungarian, meaning of Lilla is "Beauty or Variant of Lillian Derived from the Flower Name Lily" is a gender insensitive name
  •  Liss - Recent and Unorthodox Liss is used commonly in Danish, Norwegian and Faroese is originated from Latin, Liss means "Great Happiness and Good Fortune" is bestowed upon girls. Liss is short version of Felicity.
  •  Concepcion - Persistent and Outstanding Concepcion came from Spanish and Latin, meaning of Concepcion is "Conceive" is a gender-neutral name
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Namesakes of Alban

    Alban Berg, Austrian composer of the Second Viennese School
  • Alban Butler, English Roman Catholic priest and hagiographer
  • Alban Köhler, German radiologist best
  • Alban of Mainz, priest, missionary, and martyr
  • Alban Roe, English Benedictine priest
  • Alban Turner, English first-class cricketer
  • Alban Tafaj, former Albanian football player
  • Saint Alban, is venerated as the first-recorded British Christian martyr
  • Alban Berg Quartett, string quartet founded in Vienna, Austria in 1970
  • Alban Bagbin, Ghanaian politician
  • Alban Maginness, politician from Holywood, County Down
  • Alban Gerhardt, German cellist
  • Alban Gibbs, 2nd Baron Aldenham, British Conservative Party politician and peer
  • Alban Préaubert, French former competitive figure skater
  • Alban Bushi, Albanian professional football coach and former player
  • Alban Hoxha, Albanian professional footballer
  • Alban Dragusha, Kosovar Albanian football defender
  • Albany Livingstone in The Wolverine as Transportation Department
  • Alban Ukaj characterized leading role of Jace in 2011 drama movie J.A.C.E..

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