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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138)
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From the Latin Hadrianus (“from the Roman harbor Hadria”), from Etruscan 𐌇𐌀𐌕𐌓𐌉𐌀 (hatria). See Adria.

  1. (historical) The Roman emperor Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus.
  2. A male given name; a rare variant of Adrian

Notable Persons Named Hadrian

Hadrian was royalty. He was most prominent from 117 to 138. Hadrian was born as the child of Publius Aelius Hadrianus Afer and Paulina on January 24th, 0076 in Italica. He passed away on July 10th, 0138.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hadrian

Hadrian was royalty. He was most prominent from 117 to 138. Hadrian was born as the child of Publius Aelius Hadrianus Afer and Paulina on January 24th, 0076 in Italica. He passed away on July 10th, 0138.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1973 8 0 8
1983 5 0 5
1987 7 0 7
1991 5 0 5
1993 5 0 5
1995 5 0 5
1996 7 0 7
1997 8 0 8
1998 12 0 12
1999 9 0 9
2000 15 0 15
2001 15 0 15
2002 15 0 15
2003 8 0 8
2004 16 0 16
2005 18 0 18
2006 25 0 25
2007 36 0 36
2008 31 0 31
2009 28 0 28
2010 33 0 33
2011 34 0 34
2012 31 0 31
2013 34 0 34
2014 40 0 40
2015 29 0 29
2016 33 0 33
2017 33 0 33

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Fun Facts about the name Hadrian

  • How Popular is the name Hadrian? Hadrian is the 15,352nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hadrian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 551 babies born with the first name Hadrian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hadrian to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hadrian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Hadrian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hadrian is Saturday, December 21st, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Hadrian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hadrian was in 2014 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Hadrian Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hadrian is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Hadrian: Your name in reverse order is Nairdah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rdaaihn. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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