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Boy Name: Hadrian

Name: Hadrian
Pronunciation: \ha(d)-rian\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Haydrian, Hadriano
Variant forms: Adrian, Adriano, Adrien, Hadrien


Hadrian \ha(d)-rian\ as a boy's name is pronounced HAY-dree-en. Variant of Adrian (Latin) "from Hadria". Hadria was a north Italian city. The Roman emperor Hadrianus (second century AD) was a gifted writer and architect; he caused Hadrian's Wall to be built in Britain.

Hadrian has 4 variant forms: Adrian, Adriano, Adrien and Hadrien.

Baby names that sound like Hadrian are Haydrian and Hadriano.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Hadrian.


Hadrian is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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