Recorded in over sixty spellings including Albert, Aubert, the patronymic Albertson and the short form Alberts (English) Abert and Albrecht (Germany) Alberto and Alberti (Italian) Alberto (Portugese), Alperti and Liperti (Spain) and many others, the name has always been popular in Europe for fifteen hundred years. In England the Norman invaders also used the name, and therefore it enjoyed increased support until the surname period in the 13th century, when mysteriously, its popularity waned. The derivation throughout Europe is from the pre 7th century Old German compound personal name 'Aedelbeort,' which translates literally as 'noble-bright', but probably had a more prosaic meaning one thousand years ago. Examples of the early recordings include 'Albertus' in the 1086 Domesday Book for Bedfordshire, whilst Phillipus filius Alberti is recorded in the 1211 'Curia regis' rolls for Dorset, and Isabella Aubert appears in the Subsidy Rolls of Suffolk in the year 1327. An interesting pair of recordings are those of Susanne Albert, the daughter of Pierre, christened at the French Huguenot Church, Threadneedle Street, London, and on September 5th 1706, Daniel Alberti, who was a witness at Glasshouse Street French, also in the city of London. These recordings illustrate a what may be described as a third entry of the surname into Britain. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Robert Alberd, which was dated 1221, in the pipe rolls of Warwickshire, during the reign of King Henry 111, known as 'The Frenchman', 1216 - 1272. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Alberti — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alberto Alberti († 1445), italienischer Kardinal Alberto Alberti (ca. 1932 2006), italienischer Musikproduzent Aldouin Alberti († 1356), italienischer Kardinal Angela Alberti (* 1949), italienische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ALBERTI (L. B.) — Rares sont les domaines que Leon Battista Alberti n’a pas abordés. Homme de lettres, défenseur de la langue italienne, moraliste, mathématicien, mais surtout théoricien de l’art et architecte, ce parfait humaniste s’est acquis dès la Renaissance… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alberti — may refer to:In places: * Alberti Partido, a partido of Buenos Aires Province, ArgentinaPeople with the surname Alberti: * Rafael Alberti (1902 1999), Spanish poet of the Generation of 27. * Leone Battista Alberti (1404–1472), Italian Renaissance …   Wikipedia

  • Alberti — Alberti, Domingo Alberti, Leone Battista Alberti, Rafael ► Familia florentina de comerciantes y banqueros, rival de los Albizzi. Tomó parte importante en las luchas que sostuvo Florencia en los ss. XIV y XV …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Alberti — (izg. albèrti), Leon Battista (1404 1472) DEFINICIJA talijanski humanist, pjesnik, slikar, kipar, graditelj, glazbenik i matematičar; prototip »univerzalnog čovjeka« renesanse i inicijator teorije umjetnosti …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Alberti — Alberti, 1) Leone Battista, aus Florenz, geb. 1398, Maler, Componist u. besonders Architekt u. Schriftsteller, führte den antiken Geschmack wieder in die italienische Baukunst ein; st. 1472 (n. A. 1483). Werke: die Kirche S. Francesco zu Rimini,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Alberti — Alberti, 1) Leon Battista, ital. Künstler, geb. 18. Febr. 1404 in Venedig, gest. 1472 in Rom, ausgezeichnet als Architekt, Maler, Kunstschriftsteller, zugleich aber auch als Dichter, Antiquar, Philosoph, Mechaniker (Erfinder einer Camera obscura) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alberti — Alberti, Leone Battista, ital. Künstler und Gelehrter, geb. 18. Febr. 1404 zu Genua, gest. 1472 zu Rom, zugleich Musiker, Maler, Dichter und Schriftsteller, von Beruf Architekt; kunsthistor. Schriften »De re aedificatoria« (1485), »De pictura«… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alberti [1] — Alberti, Leone Bapt., geb. 1398 zu Florenz, gest. 1472, ein vielseitig gebildeter Mann, Kenner der alten Sprachen, Dichter, Musiker, Maler, ausgezeichneter Architekt, als welcher er den antiken Baustyl in seiner Reinheit wieder einzuführen… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Alberti [2] — Alberti, Mariotto, gest. 1520, geschätzter Historienmaler …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Alberti [3] — Alberti, Heinr., deutscher Dichter und Liedercomponist 1604 zu Lobenstein geb., 1668 als Organist in Dresden gest.; einige seiner Lieder sind auch in den neuesten protest. Gesangbüchern beibehalten …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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