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Girl Name: Adrian

Name: Adrian
Pronunciation: \a-drian, ad-rian\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Adrian's also a boy name)
Meaning: from Hadria
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Aydrian, Adrien, Adriane, Adriana
Similar Names: Adriah, Adria
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 959
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 5972


Adrian \a-drian, ad-rian\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Adrian), is a variant of Adrienne (Latin), and the meaning of Adrian is "from Hadria". See also Hadria.

The baby name Adrian sounds like Aydrian, Adrien, Adriane and Adriana. Other similar baby names are Adriah and Adria.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Adrian.


Adrian is a very popular first name for women (#959 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5972 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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