Adrian meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Adrian No. of characters: 6 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: Latin
How to pronounce Adrian a-drían What does my name mean? Meanings: From Adria-a North Italian City Dark One From Hadria Man from Etruscan city, Hadria the Adriatic from the stem end. Timeless name that has become increasingly popular in recent years. In the form known as Pope Hadrian Name

Adrian was ranked 60 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.45% from its previous ranking of 58 in 2015. Adrian was ranked 1880 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 16.15% from its previous ranking of 2242 in 2015.

Full form of Adrian : Admirable Decent Reasonable Independent Assertive Nice

Adrian is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2008 and ranked 244 in 2015. Only 3809 people have Adrian as their first name. Adrian is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Adrian is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1918 and ranked 60 (0.160400% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 240004 people wear Adrian as their first name. Adrian is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1880 and ranked 60 (0.160400% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 240004 people have Adrian as their first name. Adrian is not a native United States and Adrian may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.066399% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Adrian
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1918309325
1923310339
1924314334
1947394303
1948391305
1949380314
1951365356
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History of Adrian

Officien pagan at the imperial court of Nicomedia, Adrien was in charge of keeping prisoners Christians during the persecutions of the Emperor Diocletian in the fourth century. With his sister Nathalie, it leaves catechized by them and request baptism. They were both martyred in 304. Adrien is the patron of soldiers and butchers. A basilica dedicated to him in Rome.

Expression number of Adrian is 11.

Adrian have high energy levels, just like a child. Adrian are highly sensitive and possess a high sense of awareness. Adrian are gifted with a sixth-sense, in addition to discerning and inspiring qualities.

Names that rhyme with Adrian Famous people named Adrian
Adriana Domínguez in Noviembre as Actress
Adriana Russo in Non aver paura della zia Marta as Actress
Adriane McLean in Blind Date Party as Actress
Adriana Arango in El Estilista as Actress
Adriana Romero in No Pongas Tus Puercas Manos Sobre Mi as Actress
Adrian McDowall in Who's My Favourite Girl? as Director
Adriana Hickmann in 11 Mulheres e Nenhum Segredo as Actress
Carolina Adriana Herrera in Nadja as Miscellaneous Crew
Adriana Giannari in Things You Don't Know as Actress
Adriana Mocca in Ils as Actress
Names like Adrian Adrian Namesakes Related Names: AdraAdragainAdrainAdraineAdrainneAdranAdrasAdrayaAdreAdreaAdreamAdreanAdreanaAdreannAdreannaAdreanneAdreaunaAdredAdreeAdreenaComments :Adrian is a male first name .It also finds a name use. The name comes from the Latin. Hadrian and is often called man from the seaport Adria interpreted. The nickname of the Emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus (2nd century) goes to ancient tradition to the place of origin of his parents back: Hadria, now Atri, province of Teramo. Another interpretation comes from the name variant Adrianus from the ancient Venetian language by the connection between the river Adria and the word adur for water. With rising of the first name Adrian is awarded in Germany since the 1970s, however, occurs as early as the 13th century. He now ranks among the top 50 of the most popular first names. In the frequency distribution, the largest regional cluster shows in the field of the two Hessian counties Hochtaunus and Wetterau. Variants of the name are Male: Adorján (Hungarian), Adria, Adriaan (Dutch), Adriaen (Dutch), Adrián (Hungarian), Adriano (Italian, Spanish), Adrianus, Adrien (French), Andrigan, Adrijan (Croatian, Slovenian), Arian, Arjan (Croatian, Dutch), Arjen (Dutch), Hadrian, Jadran and Female: Ariane, Adriana, Adriane, Adrienne, Jadranka. - Lovie Godley Popularity of Adrian
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