Quick Facts on Adrianna
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Woman from Hadria (on the Adriatic Sea)
Characteristics of Adrianna
Etymology & Historical Origin - Adrianna
Adrianna is a more fanciful spelling of Adriana both of which are feminine given names derived from the male Adrian which dates back to Antiquity. Adrian comes from the Latin word “hadrianus” meaning ‘man from Hadria’, an ancient city in northern Italy on the Adriatic Sea. The name was most notably borne by the 2nd century Roman Emperor, Hadrian (Publius Aelius Hadrianus). Hadrian is best known for erecting Hadrian’s Wall in England, then the most northern point of the ever-expanding Roman empire. The intent was to protect the new Roman provinces from attacks by the wily Scottish tribes. The 75-mile long wall took 10 years to build, parts of which are still very visible today across the rolling hills of northern England. Many Roman Catholic Popes used the name Adrian in the Middle Ages, most notably, Pope Adrian IV (12th century), who has the distinction of being the only English-born Pope to this day. As an English name, Adrian has been around since the Middle Ages and beyond. The female version of the name, Adriana, comes more from the French Adrienne than the English, however. Adrianna is another variation of the name.
Popularity of the Name Adrianna
The name Adriana debuted on the American popularity charts for the first time in 1960 and Adrianna was relatively quick to follow in 1977. In the last three decades, the name Adrianna has advanced over 700 positions on the U.S. Top 1000 list of most used girl’s names. Today it’s a Top 200 choice, but we don’t see it advancing too much further. It’s doubtful that the name will reach a Top 100 spot, but along when combined with the popularity of Adriana, the name’s usage is heavier than first meets the eye. “Anna” extended names are quite popular with American parents today. Anna, Hannah, Brianna, Gianna, Julianna are some other examples of Top 200 names. Adrianna is just another more fanciful rendering of Adriana. It’s a good choice for parents of Italian descent.
Popularity of the Girl Name Adrianna
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Adrianna
Literary Characters of the Baby Name Adrianna
Adrianna We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Adrianna.
Popular Songs on Adrianna
Adrianna - a song by The Joe Perry Project
Children's Books on the Baby Name Adrianna
Adrianna - We cannot find any children’s books featuring a character with the first name Adrianna.
Famous People Named Adrianna
Famous People Named Adrianna - We cannot find any celebrities or significantly famous people with the first name Adrianna.
Children of Famous People Named Adrianna
Famous People who Named their Daughter Adrianna - We cannot find any celebrities or famous people who have named their child Adrianna.
Adrianna - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures
Adrianna - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Adrianna.
Personality of the Girl Name Adrianna
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Variations of the Baby Name - Adrianna