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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #321 most popular

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84k Adriana (Spanish)
66k Adrienne (Latin)
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2k Adriano (Spanish)

What does the name "Adrian" mean?

Adrian (Latin): Person from Hadria (Northern Italy)

The name "Adrian" is of Latin origin and it means "Person from Hadria (Northern Italy)". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 7 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

R is for realist, the way you are.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nairda". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Narida". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Adrian" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Adrian? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 226,908 babies born with the name Adrian in the United States. That's more than enough Adrians to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 18 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Adrian" was in 2008 with a total of 7,921 babies. (That's a lot of baby Adrians)

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Adrian" is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of only 741 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Adrian popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Adrian in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Adrian

Adrian Grenier

Adrian Grenier is an actor, producer, director, and musician with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1997 to present. Adrian was born in 1976 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.


Adrian Mutu

Adrian Mutu is a football biography. Adrian was born in 1979 in Calinesti, Romania.


Adrian Pasdar

Adrian Pasdar is an actor and film director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Adrian was born in 1967 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States.


Adrian Beltre

Adrian Beltre is a MLB player. Adrian was born in 1979 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.


Adrian Paul

Adrian Paul is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1987 to present. Adrian was born in 1959 as Adrian Paul Hewett in London, England, United Kingdom.


Adrián Uribe

Adrián was born in 1972.


Past life for Adrian born Apr 23, 1937

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1025. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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