Adrian

Adrian - A unique male name



  Jul 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Adrian, meaning man of Adria, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #499. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Adrian and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Adrian? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Adrian. The baby boy name Adrian was given to 6,893 baby boys in 2012, ranking #60 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 238 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Adrian peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2008 on position 56.



Famous with this name

Adrian Holmes
Adrian Pasdar
Adrian Scarborough


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Adrian is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Adrian is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #18 - and is the least popular in Maine at position #197.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Adrian is where you live.


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Adrian origin and meaning

Adrian is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means man of Adria. To see famous people named Adrian, pop culture references for the name Adrian and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Adrian

We've found the following names that sound similar to Adrian, sorted by popularity.

Adrien / Adrain / Adriano / Adryan / Adriana / Adrean / Adron / Adrienne / Adriane / Adarian /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201260
201156
201056
200958
200856
200761
200663
200565
200472
200368
200273
200175
200078
199979
199871
199795
199693
199597
199498
199399
199296
199193
199095
1989100
1988101
1987103
198699
198593
1984107
1983107
1982117
1981115
1980115
1979113
1978112
1977121
1976126
1975133
1974138
1973154
1972159
1971178
1970202
1969225
1968230
1967249
1966268
1965268
1964278
1963310
1962291
1961314
1960328
1959359
1958372
1957351
1956350
1955352
1954375
1953346
1952361
1951376
1950394
1949389
1948400
1947412
1946397
1945417
1944401
1943438
1942408
1941374
1940385
1939371
1938364
1937383
1936386
1935385
1934427
1933414
1932398
1931401
1930449
1929413
1928401
1927420
1926361
1925359
1924320
1923296
1922356
1921352
1920359
1919351
1918307
1917331
1916355
1915366
1914372
1913329
1912332
1911389
1910499

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California18
New Mexico19
Nevada22
Arizona30
Texas34
Florida40
Illinois43
Colorado56
Rhode Island56
New York57
Massachusetts57
District of Columbia61
New Jersey62
Kansas63
Washington64
Connecticut68
Delaware72
Oregon74
Arkansas76
South Dakota79
Virginia83
Minnesota85
Maryland85
Georgia89
Wisconsin93
Indiana94
North Carolina95
Iowa97
Oklahoma99
Nebraska100
Idaho101
Michigan104
Louisiana113
Alaska115
South Carolina117
Ohio119
Utah124
Alabama129
Pennsylvania129
Tennessee131
Wyoming136
Missouri139
North Dakota139
New Hampshire140
Mississippi143
Kentucky156
Hawaii166
Maine197

Even more about Adrian


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Adrian a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Adrian?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2008
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Adrian
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 238
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +6,893

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