Name: Alba

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alba

  • Meaning:
    Scotland
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  • Meaning:
    Sunrise
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Sunrise
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Sunrise
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (AHL bah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Alba)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alba

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  • Used in:
    Catalan, English and Spanish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Alba is a name with several meanings in different languages. As a Catalan, Italian or Spanish word, it means "sunrise." As a Gaelic word, it refers to Scotland. Alba is also a form of the Latin root "albinus," "white."

    The Catalan, Italian and Spanish names are feminine. The Gaelic name is usually feminine, but could perhaps be used on a boy. In English usage, Alba is also a male name, perhaps derived from the Hebrew name Alvah.

    Alba was the name of a town in Italy.

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