The name Adriana is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "man of Adria". Adriana is ranked #240 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Best Girl Names Starting with Vowels and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".
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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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