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Origin of the name ALBIN.
Etymology of the name ALBIN.
Meaning of the baby name ALBIN.


ALBIN.  "White."  From Albainn, Gaelic for Scotland; or from Albannach, a Scot, Scotchman, Scottish. (Prænomina, Charnock, 1882).  Usage: America, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, Finland, Ireland, France, Germany, Poland, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland.
    Albin of Brechin (d. 1269), was a Scottish bishop.  Albin Ebondo, a French football player. (Wiki)

Albin.  A name at one time applied to the northern part of Scotland, called by the Romans "Caledonia."  This was the part inhabited by the Picts.  The Scots migrated from Scotia in the North of Ireland, and acquired mastery under Kenneth M'Alpin in 843.  In poetry Scotland is called Albin.
    Gaelic, ailp; Keltic, alp, our Alps.  Alpin is either Ailp-ben son of the hills, i.e., the hill-country, or Alp-inn (hilly island).  Albania means the "hilly country."  "Woe to his kindred, and woe to his cause, / When Albin her claymore indignantly draws."Campbell: Lochiel's Warning. (Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Brewer, 1905)


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