A names, Color, Female, Male, Place names, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, White

Albany

Albany is the name of several cities and towns as well as once being an archaic name for a part of Scotland lying north of the River Forth (also known as Albania), derived from Gaelic Alba (which was the Scottish-Gaelic name for Scotland). The name may be derived from Latin albus meaning “white” from Proto-Indo-European *albos (white). Albany is also a surname.

Nicknames: Alb, Albie

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Albania (Latin)
  • Alban (Latin)
  • Alba (Latin)
  • Albion (Latin)
  • Albus (Latin)
  • Albaney (English)
  • Albanie (English)
  • Albanee (English)
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