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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Adrian

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Adrian in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Adrian:

  • Records indicate that 197,893 boys in the United States have been named Adrian since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2008, when 7,850 people in the U.S. were given the name Adrian. Those people are now 12 years old.

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    Comments about the name Adrian

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      11 Positive Comments

  • "chose this name for myself and i'm very happy i did :)" Jan. 11, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "The name is so beautiful! I love how dark and mysterious it sounds, full of empathy and natural beauty" Jul. 24, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love Adrian...and these comments are super old. But Adrian is not SPANISH. LMFAO. There is ZERO relation to Spanish. Pronounced like in Spanish is better? mmmm. No. IMO." Jan. 31, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Adrian and when my oldest was born instead of naming him after me I gave him this name but We spell it Adriean is this spelling ok" Jan. 17, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Adrian ahd-RYAHN (spanish) with an accent mark over the second A!! its such a sexy name when said the right way! (in spanish) lol" Jul. 31, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband's name is Adrian and it fits him well. I think this name is very masculine even though he says his name is girly!" Jun. 4, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE this name. It is even more amazing pronounced in spanish. It is also my husband's name. On the down side he hates his name always has and probably always will. He says it is a girl's name and grows very tired of the same old joke..."YO Adrian!"" Feb. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our 1st son's name is Ivan Antonio, he shares his middle name with his dad. Our 2nd is Adrian Gabriel, it sounds very romantic!" Aug. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Adrian, he's 10 years old. I love this name because it is different for a boy however, becoming more common now. It sounds the best when pronounced in spanish." Feb. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband's name is Adrian. I remember when he first told me his name...I melted. It's just so beautiful, unique, strong, intelligent, compassionate...just like he is! His friends sometimes shorten it to Ade which I think is quite cool. His family will also on occassion call him Adey...cute, too!" Feb. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "We're seriously considering this for our 2nd son's name. First son's name is Gabriel and I think they go well together. Sisters are Carolyn and Rebekah." May. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "My grandgrandson is Adrian. I love him but don't like his name. I think it doesn't fit him. My granddaughter expected a girl, she was sure that it will be a girl and didn't check a gender of her child. SHe said that she is sure and if it won't be a girl, then she would like to have a surprise. They chose a name for a girl - Adrienne - because her partner is French and didn't choose a name for a boy. So when the boy arrived they just called him Adrian. I think it was bad idea, now he is quite manly boy, tall for his age and really hates his name. He says it's "girlish". I think so. If he were my son I would give him more masculine and boyish name." Nov. 1, 2015: Report as inappropriate

      4 Neutral Comments

  • "my boyfriend's name is adrian too ;) and i love his name. its super common though and his family and i call him dren for short." May. 31, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Dads Called Adrian and my mum calls him Ade-The-Spade!" Apr. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i named my son adrian 22 years ago, its the most fantastic name, for a child to have,i wish he were here today,so when i here the name being called out, it makes me smile." Aug. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I know some one with this name, accully it's my boyfriend. He is such a hunk" Jul. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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