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227k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Adrian

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Latin
  • #321 All Time
  • #59 in 2014
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Boys
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84k Adriana (Spanish)
66k Adrienne (Latin)
42k Adrianna (Latin)
2k Adriano (Spanish)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 18 0 18
1881 12 0 12
1882 18 0 18
1883 14 0 14
1884 9 0 9
1885 12 0 12
1886 17 0 17
1887 13 0 13
1888 19 0 19
1889 16 0 16
1890 17 0 17
1891 16 0 16
1892 18 0 18
1893 13 0 13
1894 18 0 18
1895 18 0 18
1896 22 0 22
1897 27 0 27
1898 17 0 17
1899 30 0 30
1900 27 0 27
1901 29 0 29
1902 26 0 26
1903 23 0 23
1904 30 0 30
1905 33 0 33
1906 34 0 34
1907 31 0 31
1908 41 0 41
1909 38 0 38
1910 42 0 42
1911 62 7 55
1912 138 8 130
1913 164 9 155
1914 192 18 174
1915 242 11 231
1916 253 11 242
1917 287 14 273
1918 337 12 325
1919 295 21 274
1920 292 8 284
1921 295 12 283
1922 290 14 276
1923 347 8 339
1924 350 16 334
1925 284 17 267
1926 298 19 279
1927 235 14 221
1928 242 12 230
1929 242 14 228
1930 220 16 204
1931 233 19 214
1932 224 14 210
1933 210 15 195
1934 232 28 204
1935 234 23 211
1936 243 26 217
1937 247 24 223
1938 276 29 247
1939 270 22 248
1940 266 29 237
1941 295 35 260
1942 277 40 237
1943 258 36 222
1944 281 40 241
1945 273 42 231
1946 338 48 290
1947 378 76 302
1948 371 66 305
1949 415 101 314
1950 401 102 299
1951 450 96 354
1952 469 97 372
1953 490 87 403
1954 463 95 368
1955 519 90 429
1956 551 108 443
1957 568 103 465
1958 542 98 444
1959 591 109 482
1960 666 107 559
1961 741 112 629
1962 847 145 702
1963 773 121 652
1964 947 160 787
1965 888 116 772
1966 914 159 755
1967 1,047 231 816
1968 1,189 230 959
1969 1,244 200 1,044
1970 1,511 215 1,296
1971 1,737 230 1,507
1972 1,917 241 1,676
1973 1,810 199 1,611
1974 2,013 194 1,819
1975 2,167 212 1,955
1976 2,329 209 2,120
1977 2,534 274 2,260
1978 2,624 315 2,309
1979 2,712 348 2,364
1980 2,737 346 2,391
1981 2,783 317 2,466
1982 2,923 409 2,514
1983 3,022 479 2,543
1984 3,112 459 2,653
1985 3,518 388 3,130 #93 boy name
1986 3,248 305 2,943 #99 boy name
1987 3,200 355 2,845
1988 3,601 385 3,216
1989 3,722 304 3,418 #100 boy name
1990 4,375 376 3,999 #94 boy name
1991 4,249 329 3,920 #93 boy name
1992 4,166 307 3,859 #96 boy name
1993 4,076 325 3,751 #99 boy name
1994 4,054 241 3,813 #97 boy name
1995 4,139 229 3,910 #97 boy name
1996 4,322 215 4,107 #92 boy name
1997 4,344 230 4,114 #95 boy name
1998 5,674 246 5,428 #71 boy name
1999 5,242 176 5,066 #79 boy name
2000 5,549 212 5,337 #78 boy name
2001 5,613 189 5,424 #75 boy name
2002 5,875 196 5,679 #73 boy name
2003 6,279 171 6,108 #68 boy name
2004 6,306 170 6,136 #72 boy name
2005 6,883 168 6,715 #65 boy name
2006 7,557 179 7,378 #63 boy name
2007 7,911 181 7,730 #61 boy name
2008 8,083 162 7,921 #56 boy name
2009 7,788 159 7,629 #58 boy name
2010 7,558 163 7,395 #56 boy name
2011 7,487 164 7,323 #56 boy name
2012 7,059 131 6,928 #60 boy name
2013 6,951 126 6,825 #60 boy name
2014 6,764 105 6,659 #59 boy name

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Adrian" ranks #24 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 331 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 7,911 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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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!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Adrian" mean? The list below shows the origins of Adrian as well as things modernly associated with the name Adrian such as celebrities named Adrian.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Adrian

The name "Adrian" is of Latin origin, and it means "Person from Hadria (Northern Italy)". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Adrian Grenier

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

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Adrian Mutu

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

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Adrian Pasdar

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

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Adrian Beltre

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

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Adrian Paul

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

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Adrián Uribe

Adrián was born in 1972.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Adrian born Feb 16, 1994

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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