What does ADRIAN mean?

Definitions for ADRIANˈeɪ dri ən

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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.

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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rusty Hardin:

    They looked bad in the earlier things with Ray Rice, They handled things badly publicly and now they just decided to make Adrian the scapegoat for all their past failings.

  2. Lenyell Blanton:

    We were at the river looking and slid off into a mud hole for about two hours, then me and my buddy Adrian started walking and Blake Shelton stopped and asked if we needed some help.

  3. Adrian Peterson:

    I take full responsibility because I spanked Adrian Peterson child and no matter what Adrian Peterson intentions were, I end up leaving those marks on his legs, That's the bottom line. .

  4. Jackie Stewart:

    I want to find an Adrian Newey in Sri Lanka, China, India, America or the UK, if we can find around the world those sort of people, I have to believe we are going to find a cure for this or a preventive medicine for it.

  5. Adrian Peterson:

    No one knows how I felt when I turned Adrian Peterson child around after spanking him and seeing what I had left on his leg, No one knows that Dad sat there and apologized to him, hugged him and told him that I didn't mean to do this to you and how sorry I was.

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