Adrian is a ♂ boy’s name.
The given name Adrian derived from the Latin cognomen Hadrianus. A famous bearer of the name was the Roman emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus (76 - 138).
The boy’s name Adrian means “man from Hadria”. This was the city the parents of the emperor Publius Aelius came from. Two Roman settlements were called Hadria. One city (today called Adria) is in northern Italy. The Adriatic Sea is named after that town. The other town is today called Atri and is in central Italy.
The name Adrian is ranked #431 overall.
Find more beautiful first names!
Download our free baby name app and swipe a wonderful name together with your partner!