Latin, feminine variation of Adrian
"man of Adria"

Adriana Origin and Meaning

The name Adriana is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "man of Adria".
This a-ending feminine form of Adrian, from the northern Italian city of Adria, is a soft and lovely Italian choice. It appears as a character in Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors.

The name had quite a different image in The Sopranos, where it was pronounced with a hard initial 'a'.

Adriana Lima is a Brazilian model and actress best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel.
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Famous People Named Adriana

  • Adriana LimaBrazilian supermodel
  • Adriana De Moura SidiAmerican reality TV personality ("Real Housewives of Miami")
  • Adriana CaselottiAmerican voice actress
  • Adriana AstiItalian actress
  • Adriana da Cunha CalcanhottoBrazilian singer,songwriter
  • Adriana CamposanoAmerican child actress & model
  • Adriana Kristina LeonCanadian soccer player

Adriana in Pop Culture

  • Adriana Vazquezcharacter on TV's "Switched at Birth"
  • Adriana Vertescharacter on TV's "Dark Angel"
  • Adriana La Cervacharacter on TV's "The Sopranos"
  • Adriana Cramercharacter on American soap "One Life to Live"
  • Adriana de Souzacharacter in Lauren Weisberger's "Chasing Harry Winston"
  • "Pretty Little Adriana" song by Vince Gill