[ 3 syll. ha-drian, had-ri-an ] The baby boy name Hadrian is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced in English as HHEY-DRiy-ahN †. Hadrian is used chiefly in the English, German, and Scandinavian languages, and its origin is Latin. Hadrian is a variant of the name Adrian (English, German, Polish, Romanian, and Russian).
Hadrian is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Hadrian, Adrian was the most popular.
† Pronunciation for Hadrian: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Hadrian is Emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus (Adrian).