Name: Adrian

Origin and Meaning of the Name Adrian

  • Meaning:
    From Hadria
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AY dree an)
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Miscellaneous Info for Adrian

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  • Used in:
    English and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Adrian was the name of several early Christian saints and martyrs. It is derived from the Latin name "Hadrianus," which is more familiar to English speakers as "Hadrian." There have been six Popes named Adrian, including Adrian IV, the only Englishman to be Pope. Adrian Mole is the title character in a series of books by Sue Townsend.

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