Meaning:man from hadria


Pronunciation:ay dri uhn

Variations:Adrean, Adrien

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About Adrian

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Adrian is a traditional name that is a good choice for any parent looking for a classic name that can withstand the test of time.

Detailed Meaning

Adrian means ‘from Hadria’. Hadria is a town in Northern Italy, which also gave its name to the Adriatic Sea.

Famous People With This Name

Adrian Grenier is an American actor best known for his role in the television show, “Entourage.” Adrian Scarborough is a British actor best known for “The King’s Speech.” Adrian Young is an American drummer and was part of the band, “No Doubt.”

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Adrian include Ad, Aid or Ade.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include Adrean and Adrien.

Stories Featuring This Name

Adrian Mole is the titular character of the book series of the same name. Adrian Monk is the main character of the detective television show, “Monk.” Adrian Corbo is the real name of the Marvel superhero, Flex.

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