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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Adrian m. Latin Hadrianus 'from the Roman harbor Aadria'.

The name of two 4th C martyrs, an 8th C pope, an 8th C saint, two 9th C popes, a 9th C Scottish saint, a 12th C pope, a 13th C pope, a 16th C pope, and two 16th C Russian saints.

England
Dutch
1572 Adriaen AuFr Adriaenssen; 1573 Adriaen ibid. Beke; 1574 Adrian ibid. Donghen; 1576 Adriaen ibid. Bouckenohle; 1580 Adriaan ibid. Dungen; 1589 Adriaen ibid. Crook; 1590 Adriaen ibid. Damme; 1591 Adriaen ibid. Clerck; 1593 Adriaen ibid. Eijcke; 1595 Adriaen ibid. Damme; 1596 Adriaen ibid. Damme; 1598 Adriaen ibid. Damme; 1599 Adriaen ibid. Crick
Early Modern English
1560 Adrian BarnstapleBap p. 10; 1595 Adrian DEmar-vol2 p. 33; 1599 Adrian DEmar-vol1 p. 88
France
Latin
c823 Adrianus (nom) irminon-vol2 34, Palatiolum; 1378 Adriani (gen) hanquetvol1 2312
Old French
1301 Adrien (obl) MemPic-vol17 p. 291
Middle French
1563 Adrien RegPCC-1 p. 21; 1565 Adrien ibid. p. 146; 1566 Adrien ibid. p. 207; 1567 Adrien ibid. p. 283
Germany
Latin
786 Adriani (gen) HambUrk-vol1 I; 788 Adriani (gen) ibid. II; 795x800 Adriani (gen) ibid. IV; 872 Adrianus (nom) ibid. XX; 912 Adriani (gen) ibid. XXVIII; 1157 Adriani (gen) quix-vol1 44, Adrianus (nom) ibid. 44
Hungary
Latin
1304 Adrianum (acc) Slíz p. 14; 1309 Adryanus (nom) ibid. p. 14; 1310 Adriani (gen) ibid. p. 14; 1313 adriany (gen) ibid. p. 14; 1317 Adrianus (nom) ibid. p. 14; 1323 Adriani (gen) ibid. p. 14; 1326 Adriani (gen) ibid. p. 14; 1329 Adriano (abl) ibid. p. 14; 1337 Adriano (abl) ibid. p. 14; 1342 Adriani (gen) ibid. p. 14
Italy
Latin
1237 Adriani (gen) TirNot1 582
The Netherlands
Dutch
1560 Adriaan MagMiddelburg-1560, Adriaen ibid.; 1561 Adriaen ibid.; 1562 Adriaan ibid., Adriaen ibid.; 1563 Adriaen ibid.; 1564 Adriaen ibid.; 1565 Adriaen ibid.; 1566 Adriaen ibid.; 1567 Adriaen ibid.; 1568 Adriaan ibid., Adriaen ibid.; 1569 Adriaen ibid.; 1570 Adriaen ibid.; 1571 Adriaen ibid.; 1572 Adriaen ibid.; 1573 Adriaen ibid.; 1574 Adriaen ibid.; 1582 Adriaen ibid.; 1583 Adriaen ibid.; 1584 Adriaen ibid.; 1585 Adriaen ibid.; 1586 Adriaen ibid.; 1587 Adriaen ibid.; 1588 Adriaen ibid.; 1589 Adriaen ibid.; 1590 Adriaen ibid.; 1591 Adriaen ibid.; 1592 Adriaen ibid.; 1593 Adriaen ibid.; 1594 Adriaen ibid.; 1595 Adriaen ibid.; 1596 Adriaen ibid.; 1597 Adriaen ibid.; 1598 Adriaen ibid.; 1599 Adriaen ibid.
Spain
Catalan
1510 Adria valencia1510 3496, Adrian ibid. 3757
Cite as: M. Slíz, S.L. Uckelman. "Adrian". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2016/1/name/Adrian.