Name Adrian Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Adrian


Adrian is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Adrian?

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).

What does the name Adrian mean?

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.

Pronunciation of Adrian

Variants of the name Adrian

Adriaan Adriaen Adrián

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Popularity of the name Adrian

The name Adrian is ranked #431 overall.

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