Adrian meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Adrian No. of characters: 6 Gender: Unisex Origin of Adrian: Latin
Religion: Hindu Christian How to pronounce Adrian a-drian What does my name mean? Meaning of Adrian: 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

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Adrian is of Latin origin derived from Adrianus meaning "man from the city of Adria" or from Hadrianus meaning "man from the city of Hadria". The ultimate origin of the name is from a town in northern Italy, Hadria which got its name after Adriatic sea. The name was born by several Christian saints and six popes which include the pope Adrian IV, who was the only English pope and Adrian VI, the only Dutch pope. Few more notable namesakes are Adrian of Batanea, a Christian martyr and saint; Adrian Amstutz, a Swiss politician; Adrian Albert, an American mathematician; Adrian Hardy Haworth, an English entomologist, botanist and carcinologist; Adrian Quaife-Hobbs, a British race car driver and Adrian Aeschbacher, a Swiss classical pianist.

Adrian was ranked 62 in 2018 list of US boys name and dropped by 8.77% from its previous ranking of 57 in 2017. Adrian was ranked 871 in 2018 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.11% from its previous ranking of 853 in 2017. Anglo-Saxon form of Adrien. Comes from the Latin "Adria" city that gave its name to the Adriatic Sea. Is celebrated on September 8.. On looking rather haughty and severe,Adrianare beings of strong temperament. Adrian are not wild, but like to keep their distance. Sure of themselves, ambitious, hardworking, nothing stops them whenAdrianset a goal. Adrian have the taste of power and responsibility. Men belief,Adrianfiercely defend their interests.

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 237 in 2014. Only 3340 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 since 1918 and ranked 58 (0.163782% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 233526 people wear Adrian as their first name. Adrian is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 58 (0.163782% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 233526 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. 0.065325% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Adrian
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1918278325
1923296339
1924296334
1947362303
1948365305
1949360314
1951342356
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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 Aadrian, Aarian, Abrian, Adarian, Adorian, Aerian, Aidrian, Airian, Aladrian, Amarian, Andrian, Arian, Arrian, Aurian, Avrian, Aydrian, Ayrian, Azarian, BrianFamous 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
Adrian Edmonson Adrian Edmondson, British actor, comedian, director and writer who gained fame as Vyvyan in The Young Ones in the early 1980s.
Adrian Dunbar acted in TV series Line of Duty
Names like Adrian Adrian Namesakes Related Names: English: Adriana, Indian: Adrieta, Adritah, Adryta, Adrytah, Other: Edrian, Akiliano , Zadrian, Dadrian, Adriano (Italian;Portuguese), Adrianah, Adrianjames, Adriann, Adriannah (Shadow, The Tingling of the Ear, My Father, All), Adrianno, Adrianny (Shadow, The Tingling of the Ear, My Father, All), Adrianpaul, Posts having Adrian: Comments :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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