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Adrian is a form of the Latin given name Hadrianus . Several saints and six popes have borne this name, including the only English pope, Adrian IV, and the only Dutch pope, Adrian VI...
is a masculine given name.
may also refer to:
- Adrian River
The Adrian River is a tributary of the Racşa River in Romania.-References:* Administraţia Naţională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - Bucureşti* Institutul de Meteorologie şi Hidrologie - Rîurile României - Bucureşti 1971...
- Adrian, Satu Mare, a village in Livada Commune, Satu Mare County
Satu Mare County is a county of Romania. The capital city is Satu Mare. Besides Romanians , Satu Mare features a significant ethnic minority of Hungarians .-Demographics:...
- Adrian, a village in Gurghiu
Gurghiu is is a commune in Mureş County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of ten villages: Adrian, Caşva, Comori, Fundoaia, Glăjărie, Gurghiu, Larga, Orşova, Orşova-Pădure and Păuloaia.- See also :* List of Hungarian exonyms...
Commune, Mureş County
- Adrian, Georgia
Adrian is a city in Emanuel and Johnson Counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. The population was 558 at the 2010census.The Johnson County portion of Adrian is part of the Dublin Micropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:...
, a city in Emanuel and Johnson Counties
- Adrian, Illinois
Adrian is an unincorporated town in Rock Creek Township, Hancock County, Illinois, USA.-Geography:Adrian is located at at an elevation of 699 feet....
, an unincorporated community in Hancock County
- Adrian Township, Kansas, a township in Jackson County
- Adrian, Michigan
As of the 2010 census Adrian had a population of 21,133. The racial and ethnic makeup of the population was 84.1% white, 4.4% black or African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 5.9% from some other race and 4.0% from two or more races...
, the county seat of Lenawee County
- Adrian Township, Michigan
Adrian Charter Township is a charter township of Lenawee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 5,749. The city of Adrian is located partially within the township, but is administratively autonomous.-History:...
, a charter township in Lenawee County
- Adrian, Minnesota
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,234 people, 493 households, and 330 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,111.5 people per square mile . There were 527 housing units at an average density of 474.7 per square mile...
, a city in Nobles County, Minnesota
- Adrian Township, Minnesota
Adrian Township is a township in Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 173 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of , of which, of it is land and of it is water.-Demographics:As of the census of 2000,...
, a township in Watonwan County
- Adrian, Missouri
Adrian is a city in Bates County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,780 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Adrian is located at ....
, a city in Bates County
- Adrian Township, LaMoure County, North Dakota
- Adrian, New York
Adrian is a very tiny hamlet on Canisteo-River Road in Steuben County, New York, United States. It lies in the Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York, near Hornell. The hamlet has only two roads, Old Store Road and Catatunk Road. Its main ZIP code is 14823....
, in Oneida County
- Adrian, Ohio, birthplace of Darius D. Hare
Darius Dodge Hare was a soldier, lawyer, and a two-term U.S. Representative from Ohio.-Biography:...
- Adrian, Oregon
Adrian is a city in Malheur County, Oregon, United States, near the confluence of the Snake River and the Owyhee River. The population was 147 at the 2000 census and a census estimated population of 140 in 2009. It is part of the Ontario, OR–ID Micropolitan Statistical Area.-History:In 1913,...
, a city in Malheur County
- Adrian, Pennsylvania, a place in Pennsylvania
- Adrian Township, Edmunds County, South Dakota, a township in Edmunds County
- Adrian, Texas
Adrian is a city in Oldham County, Texas, United States. The population was 159 at the 2000 census. A July 1, 2008 U.S. Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 149.-Geography:...
, a city in Oldham County
- Adrian, United States Virgin Islands
Adrian is a settlement on the island of Saint John in the United States Virgin Islands.-Reference:...
, a settlement
- Adrian, Washington, a community in Grant County, Washington
- Adrian, West Virginia
Adrian is an unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia, United States. Adrian is located on West Virginia Route 20 southwest of Buckhannon. Adrian has a post office with ZIP code 26210....
, an unincorporated community in Upshur County
- Adrian, Wisconsin
Adrian is a town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 682 at the 2000 Census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.3 square miles , of which, 35.3 square miles of it is land and 0.03% is...
, a town in Monroe County
- Chris Adrian
Chris Adrian is an American author. Adrian's writing styles in short stories vary a great deal, from modernist realism to pronounced lyrical allegory. His novels both tend toward surrealism, having mostly realistic characters experience fantastic circumstances. He has written three novels: Gob's...
(born 1970), American author
- Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian
Edgar Douglas Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian OM PRS was a British electrophysiologist and recipient of the 1932 Nobel Prize for Physiology, won jointly with Sir Charles Sherrington for work on the function of neurons....
(1889-1977), British electrophysiologist and recipient of the 1932 Nobel Prize for Physiology
- Iris Adrian
Iris Adrian was an American film actress.-Life and career:Born in Los Angeles, California as Iris Hostetter, Adrian won a beauty pageant and worked with the Ziegfeld Follies, before she entered films at the end of the silent era in Chasing Husbands and appeared as an extra or chorus girl in early...
(1912-1994), American actress
- Max Adrian
Max Adrian was a Northern Irish stage, film and television actor and singer. He was a founding member of both the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre....
(1903–1973), Northern Irish stage, film and television actor and singer
- Nathan Adrian
Nathan Adrian is an American swimmer and Olympic gold medalist who currently holds the American record in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle ....
(born 1988), American swimmer and Olympic gold medalist
- Rhys Adrian
Rhys Adrian Griffiths was a British playwright and screenwriter. He is best known for his radio plays, which are characterised by their emphasis upon dialogue rather than narrative.-Radio dramatist:...
(1928-1990), British playwright and screenwriter
- Richard Adrian, 2nd Baron Adrian
Richard Hume Adrian, 2nd Baron Adrian FRS was a British physiologist.Adrian was born in Cambridge in 1927, the only son of Edgar Adrian and his wife Hester Pinsent, a mental health worker. His father won a Nobel Prize in 1932, was President of the Royal Society 1950–1955 and was created...
(1927-1995), British physiologist, only son of Edgar Adrian
- Hurricane Adrian (disambiguation)
The name Adrian has been used for six tropical cyclones in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.* Tropical Storm Adrian , remained off the coast of Mexico* Tropical Storm Adrian , looped off the coast of Mexico...
, a name shared by several Pacific hurricanes
- Adrian helmet
The M15 Adrian helmet was a combat helmet issued to the French Army during World War I. It was the first standard helmet of the French Army and was designed when millions of French troops were engaged in trench warfare, and head wounds became a frequent cause of battlefield casualties...
, a combat helmet used by France during World War I and World War II
- Baron Adrian
Baron Adrian, of Cambridge in the County of Cambridge, was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 27 January 1955 for the electrophysiologist and Nobel Prize recipient Edgar Adrian. He was succeeded by his only son, the second Baron. He was Professor of cell physiology at...
, an extinct title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom