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What does Adriaan mean?

Adriaan Pronunciation of Adriaan [adri-aan] as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the name Adriaan means "from Hadria". Adriaan is a variant form of Adrian (Latin). See also Aad.


Adriaan has 15 variants: Adrain, Adrean, Adreean, Adreeyan, Adreyan, Adrien, Adrin, Adrion, Adron, Adryan, Aydrean, Aydreean, Aydrian, Aydrien and Edrian.

4 more related forms via Adrian: Adiran, Adriano, Adrino and Hadrian.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Adriaan Quintin (A.Q.), ..

How popular is Adriaan?

Adriaan is an uncommon given name for males. Adriaan is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Adriaan (outside Top 2000) are Adrain, Adrian (#58 via latest list), Adriano, Adrien (#855) and Adron. These forms of Adriaan reached the top of their popularity a decade ago (adoption of 0.4%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.4%, 13%). Adrian and Adrien are two of the more contemporarily stylish boy names in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adrain, Adrian, Adriano, Adrien, Adron in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adrian outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adriaan is alike in pronunciation to Odran. Other suggested similar names are Aaran, Aarin, Abidan, Abrahan, Abran, Abrian, Achidan, Adan, Addison, Adin, Adison, Adlin, Adnan, Adriel, Adriell, Agilan, Ahran, Aidan, Aitan, Aldrin, Amidan, Amiran, Andrian, Andrija, Aran, Ardian, Arian, Arien, Arin, Arion, Arlan, Arman, Arnan, Arran, Arrin, Avidan, Azria, Azriah, Brian, Dadrian, Darian, Dorian, Eirian, Jadrian, Jordaan, Jorian and Jurian. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adriaan.