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Gender: M Meaning of Adrian: "man of Adria" Origin of Adrian: Latin Adrian's Popularity in 2014: #59

Adrian has in the past been neglected due to its similarity to the feminine Adrienne, but is now being reconsidered. Well used in England since the 1950s, and the name of one Pope and several saints -- it could be a winning choice. Adriano is a pleasing foreign variation, and you could always go back to the Roman Emperor version, Hadrian.

Adrian Pucey is a Harry Potter character, and on the small screen, namesakes include Adrian Monk and Entourage actor Adrian Grenier.

Adrian is also enjoying international popularity, ranking Number 6 in Spain, and also high in Norway and Sweden.

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Famous People Named Adrian

Adrian I-VI, popes, including Adrian IV, the only English pope
Adrian of Batanea, Christian martyr and saint
Adrian of Canterbury, Abbot of St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury
Adrian of May, Scottish saint martyred by Vikings
Adrian of Moscow, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
Adrian of Nicomedia, Herculian Guard of Galerius Maximian
Adrian of Ondrusov, Russian Orthodox saint
Adrian of Poshekhonye, Russian Orthodox saint
Adrian Cruickshank, Australian politician and philanthropist
Adrian Dix, Canadian politician
Adrian Johns, English governor of Gibraltar
Adrian Arrington, American NFL player
Adrian Aucoin, Canadian National Hockey League player
Adrian Cann, Canadianmsoccer player
Adrian Clayborn, American NFL player
Adrian Dantley, American basketball player
Adrian Gonzalez, Mexican-American baseball player
Adrian Griffin, American basketball player
Adrian Heath, English footballer and manager
Adrian Jones, American football player
Adrian Jones, English former cricketer
Adrian Leijer, Australian footballer
Adrian Lungu, Romanian rugby union footballer
Adrian Mannarino, French tennis player
Adrian Mariappa, English footballer
Adrian McPherson, American quarterback in the Canadian Football League
Adrian (Adolph Greenberg), costume designer for over 250 films
Adrian Alphona, Canadian comic book artist
Adrian Belew, American musician
Adrian Biddle, English cinematographer
Adrian Borland, English singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer
Adrian Boult, English conductor
Adrian Chiles, British television and radio presenter
Adrian Dunbar, Northern Irish actor
Adrian Edmondson, English actor, comedian, director, writer and musician
Adrian Enescu, Romanian composer
Adrian Erlandsson, Swedish heavy metal drummer
Adrian Grenier, American actor, musician and director
Adrian Gurvitz, English singer, musician and songwriter
Adrian Griffin, Australian drummer
Adrian Heath, British painter
Adrian Hodges, British television and film writer
Adrian Hoven, Austrian actor, producer and film director
Adrian Jones, English sculptor and painter who specialized in animals, particularly horses
Adrian Kowanek, Polish musician
Adrian Legg, English guitar player
Adrian Lester, British actor
Adrian Lukis, British actor
Adrian Lyne, English filmmaker and producer
Adrian Mitchell, English poet, novelist and playwright
Adrian Pasdar, American actor and film director
Adrian Paul, English actor
Adrian Rawlins, English actor
Adrian Rollini, American jazz musician
Adrian Scarborough, English actor
Adrian Sherwood, English record producer
Adrian Sieber, Swiss singer of band Lovebugs
Adrian Smith, English musician of band Iron Maiden
Adrian Truss, English actor and writer
Adrian Utley, English musician of band Portishead
Adrian Vandenberg, Dutch rock guitarist
Adrian Willaert, Flemish composer of the Renaissance and founder of the Venetian School
Adrian Young, American drummer for the rock band No Doubt
Adrian Zingg, Swiss painter
Adrian Zmed, American television personality and film actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Adrian

Adrian Andrews, character in video game 'Ace Attorney'
Adrian Pucey, character in the Harry Potter series
Adrian Monk, neurotic TV detective on "Monk"
Adrian, baby in film "Rosemary's Baby"
Adrian Pennino, wife of Rocky Balboa
Adrian Lee, female character from "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
Adrian Mole, character in a series of novels by Sue Townsend
Adrian Ivashkov, character in the Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series by Richelle Mead
Adrian Helmsley, character in movie "2012"
Adrian, character in August Bournonville's comic ballet The Kermesse in Bruges
Adrian Moore, character on TV's "Nip/Tuck"

Ade, Adrean, Hadrian

Adrian's International Variations

Arje (Dutch) Adrien (French) Adorjan (Hungarian) Aidrian (Irish Gaelic) Adriano (Italian) Adrião (Portuguese) Adrián, Adrín (Spanish)

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