The name Adrian originated from Latin. It is likely derived from Hadrianus and can be translated to mean "from the Adriatic." This meaning is related to a city in northern Italy, which is in reference to the Adriatic Sea. Adrian has been steadily increasing in popularity in the United States since the late twentieth century.
Similar Names: Adrien, Hadrian
Famous Adrian Names: Adrian Peterson (football player), Adrien Brody (actor)