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Adrian Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Adrian is of Latin origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1888  in baby name popularity for girls with 105 occurrences.  It ranked 59 in popular baby names for boys with 6659 occurrences. 

View the Adrian Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Adrian has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Adrian to other names.


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Adrian falls into the place name category.

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.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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