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Adrian Meaning


What does Adrian mean?

The name Adrian is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Adrian is "from Hadria, Italy".

Adrian is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-dri-an.

The Given Name Adrian

Adrian is a form of Hadrianus. See Hadrianus for further details.

Adrian is a name with class.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Alternate names include Adreyan, Adrin, Adrion.

Adrian falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Adrian 'Cap' Anson, and Adrian Aldrete.

Adrian Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,313 in baby name popularity for girls with 78 occurrences. It ranked 62 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,788 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,811 in baby name popularity for girls with 114 occurrences. It ranked 58 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,219 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Adrian has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Adrian Name Popularity Page.

Adrian Related Names

Adrian is a form of Hadrianus.

Variants of the name Adrian include Adreyan, Adrin, Adrion.

The names Adriaan, Adriana, Adriano, Adrianus, Adrienn, Adrienne, Adrijana, Andreana, Andriana, Andrion, Ardren, Ardria, Arjan, Jadranko are all forms of Adrian.

Famous Adrians

  • Adrian ~ Saint
  • Adrian 'Cap' Anson ~ Baseball Player
  • Adrian Aldrete ~ Soccer Player
  • Adrian Dantley ~ Basketball Player
  • Adrian Edmondson ~ Actor
  • Adrian Fortescue ~ Saint
  • Adrian Grenier ~ Actor
  • Adrian I ~ Pope (772-795)
  • Adrian II ~ Pope (867-872)
  • Adrian III ~ Saint, Pope (884-885)
  • Adrian IV ~ Pope (1154-1159)
  • Adrian of Canterbury ~ Saint
  • Adrian of Nicomedia ~ Saint
  • Adrian Pasdar ~ Actor
  • Adrian Ramos ~ Soccer Player
  • Adrian V ~ Pope (1276)
  • Adrian VI ~ Pope (1522-1523)

Adrian Numerology

What will your new littleAdrian be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Adrian are often enthusiastic and stable but most of all they are read more >>

Adrian Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Adrian in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Adrian.

Just for fun, see the name Adrian in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Adrian in Nautical Flags page.