Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Albin m. A derivative of Latin albus 'white'.

The French form Aubin can also be a diminutive of Aubert.

Austria
Latin
763 Albinus (nom) FRA-XXXL 1
England
Latin
1189 Albinus (nom) GASurv p. 195; 1194 Albinus (nom) RotCur-vol1 p. 6
France
Latin
1258 Albini (gen) ArrestReg-volI XVI, BMV; 1301 Albini (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 199
Middle French
1421 Aubin favier 1066
Germany
Latin
1136 Albini (gen) quix-vol1 80
Italy
Latin
1527 Albinij (gen) Rome1527 p. 89
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Albin". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Albin.