Adriano
Origin/Usage
Latin, Portuguese
Pronunciation
ahd-RYAH-no
Meaning
From Hadria
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Adriano is a Portuguese and Italian variant of Adrian. Adrian is derived from the Latin name Hadrianus, which means “from Hadria”. There is a town in Italy called Hadria and it is believed that the name was originally applied as a surname to people from there. The Adriatic Sea also derives its name from there. Adrian was a very important name in early Christianity and there were 6 Popes with that name, including Adrian IV, who was the only Englishman to ever become the Pope.

Famous Adrianos

Adriano Rigoglioso - footballer
Adriano Garrido - volleball player

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