What does ADRIAN mean?

Definitions for ADRIANˈeɪ dri ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ADRIAN.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hadrian, Publius Aelius Hadrianus, Adrian(noun)

    Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138)

  2. Adrian, Edgar Douglas Adrian, Baron Adrian(noun)

    English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)


  1. Adrian(ProperNoun)


  2. Origin: From Hadrianus, meaning "From the Roman harbour Hadria".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adrian(adj)

    pertaining to the Adriatic Sea; as, Adrian billows

  2. Origin: [L. Hadrianus.]


  1. Adrian

    Adrian is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Lenawee County. The population was 21,133 at the 2010 census. Adrian lies in Michigan's 7th congressional district.

Suggested Resources

  1. adrian

    Song lyrics by adrian -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by adrian on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ADRIAN' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4022

Anagrams for ADRIAN »

  1. Darian

  2. radian


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADRIAN in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADRIAN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of ADRIAN


Translations for ADRIAN

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for ADRIAN »


Find a translation for the ADRIAN definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these ADRIAN definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"ADRIAN." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 16 Jan. 2018. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ADRIAN>.

Are we missing a good definition for ADRIAN? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for ADRIAN:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.