Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Alberich m. Proto-Germanic *albiz 'elf' + Proto-Germanic rīkijaz 'rich; royal, kingly; mighty, powerful'.

The name of a dwarf in the popular Middle High German poem Nibelungenlied.

Austria
Latin
928 Albrih (nom) UrkStyria 18; 931 Albrico (abl) ibid. 20, Albricus (nom) ibid. 20, Albrih (nom) ibid. 20, Alpricus (nom) ibid. 20; c1070 Alberih (nom) ibid. 70; c12thC Albirich (nom) GCSStFl p. 193
Belgium
Latin
1119 Alberici (gen) CartStBert 8; 1120 Alberici (gen) ibid. 9
Brabant
Latin
1312 Albericus (nom) JeanIII p. 10
England
Latin
1222 Albericum (acc) StPaulDom p. 22
France
Latin
814 Elpericus (nom) StVdM-II H6; c823 Albericus (nom) irminon-vol2 b, Palatiolum; 969 Elpericus (nom) CartSavII 4; 1101x1120 Alberici (gen) CartStPC XXIV, Albericus (nom) ibid. XXIV; 1133 Albrici (gen) CartNDdOurscamp CXVIII; 1135 Albericus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 7, Albricus (nom) ibid. 7; 1138x1162 Alberici (gen) ibid. 65, Alberico (abl) ibid. 68, Albericus (nom) ibid. 64; c1140 Alberico (abl) CartNDdOurscamp LXXXIII; 1141 Albericus (nom) CartNDSaintes VII; 1146 Albericus (nom) ibid. VIII; 1147 Alberici (gen) clairvaux-12thc 15, Albericus (nom) ibid. 15; 1147x1162 Albericus (nom) ibid. 55; 1163 Alberici (gen) ibid. 99; 1163–64 Albericus (nom) ibid. 112; 1164 Albericus (nom) ibid. 121; 1166 Alberici (gen) ibid. 129, Alberico (abl) ibid. 129, Albericus (nom) ibid. 129, Albricus (nom) CartNDdOurscamp XCI; 1179 Alberici (gen) clairvaux-12thc 177, Alberico (abl) ibid. 176, Albericus (nom) ibid. 177, Albricus (nom) ibid. 181; 1180 Alberico (abl) RotScaNor p. 21; 1207 Alberici (gen) CartNDdOurscamp CXXIX; a1215 Albericus (nom) NDParisII 2-LXXIII; 1275 Alberici (gen) CartNDdOurscamp XLIV
Old French
1292 Auberi (obl) HistHdVParis p. 112; 1294 Auberi (obl) ibid. p. 126; 1296 Auberi paris1296 p. 55; 1298 Auberi (obl) HistHdVParis p. 141; 1313 Auberi Paris1313 p. 58, Aubri ibid. p. 72
Germany
Latin
1149 Alberich (nom) mairhofer XXXV
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Alberici (gen) BBC-Berg 110, Albrici (gen) ibid. 117; 1275 Albricus (nom) ibid. p. XLII; 1282 Albricus (nom) ibid. p. XLIII; 1285 Albrici (gen) Perugia1285 p. 159; 1286 Albricus (nom) BBC-Berg p. XLIII; 1290 Albricus (nom) ibid. p. XLIV; 1292 Albrici (gen) ibid. p. XLIV, Albricus (nom) ibid. p. XLIV; 1293 Albricus (nom) ibid. p. XLIV; 1295 Albricus (nom) ibid. p. XLV; 1308 Albricus (nom) ibid. p. XLVI; 1310 Alberico (dat) MonRav-2 CCCL; 1327 Alberico (dat) Friuli-14thC no. 448; 1522x1532 Albericus (nom) DSF p. 57, 18
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Alberich". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Alberich.