Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

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

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.

Belgium
Latin
1165 Adriani (gen) CartStBert 18
Middle Dutch
1432 Adriaen (nom) MPSA p. 34; 1433 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 34; 1435 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 35; 1437 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 36; 1439 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 36; 1441 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 37; 1443 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 38; 1444 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 38; 1445 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 38; 1446 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 39; 1448 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 39; 1452 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 41; 1454 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 41; 1456 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 42; 1479 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 51; 1482 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 52; 1483 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 52; 1484 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 52; 1485 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 53; 1489 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 54; 1498 Adriaen (nom) ibid. p. 57
Dutch
1503 Adriaen MPSA p. 59; 1505 Adriaen ibid. p. 60; 1506 Adriaen ibid. p. 60; 1517 Adriaen ibid. p. 55 [sic]; 1519 Adriaen ibid. p. 56 [sic]; 1520 Adriaen ibid. p. 56 [sic]; 1521 Adriaen ibid. p. 57 [sic]; 1522 Adriaen ibid. p. 57 [sic]; 1523 Adriaen ibid. p. 58 [sic]; 1524 Adriaen ibid. p. 58 [sic]; 1525 Adriaen ibid. p. 58 [sic]; 1526 Adriaen ibid. p. 59 [sic]; 1527 Adriaen ibid. p. 59 [sic]; 1528 Adriaen ibid. p. 60 [sic]; 1529 Adriaen ibid. p. 60 [sic]; 1531 Adriaen ibid. p. 61; 1532 Adriaen ibid. p. 61; 1533 Adriaen ibid. p. 62; 1534 Adriaen ibid. p. 62; 1535 Adriaen ibid. p. 60 [sic]; 1536 Adriaen ibid. p. 60 [sic]; 1537 Adriaen ibid. p. 61 [sic]; 1539 Adriaen ibid. p. 62 [sic]; 1540 Adriaen ibid. p. 62 [sic]; 1542 Adriaen ibid. p. 63; 1545 Adriaen ibid. p. 64; 1546 Adriaen ibid. p. 65; 1550 Adriaen ibid. p. 67; 1553 Adriaen ibid. p. 69; 1558 Adriaen ibid. p. 71; 1561 Adriaen ibid. p. 73; 1563 Adriaen ibid. p. 74; 1564 Adriaen ibid. p. 74; 1567 Adriaen ibid. p. 76; 1582 Adriaen ibid. p. 83; 1584 Adriaen ibid. p. 83; 1585 Adriaen ibid. p. 84; 1586 Adriaen ibid. p. 84; 1587 Adriaen ibid. p. 85; 1589 Adriaen ibid. p. 85; 1590 Adriaen ibid. p. 86; 1591 Adriaen ibid. p. 86; 1592 Adriaen ibid. p. 87; 1594 Adriaen ibid. p. 88; 1595 Adriaen ibid. p. 88; 1596 Adriaen ibid. p. 88; 1597 Adriaen ibid. p. 89; 1597x1598 Adriaen BoonenGes p. 325, Adriaens (gen) ibid. p. 321; 1598 Adriaen MPSA p. 90; 1599 Adriaen ibid. p. 90
England
Latin
1562/3 Adrianus (nom) RegSoABap p. 7; 1581 Adrianus (nom) AuFr Liedtz
Dutch
1572 Adriaen AuFr Adriaenssen, Adriaens (gen) ibid. Luucx; 1573 Adriaen ibid. Beke; 1574 Adriaen ibid. Jansz, Adrian ibid. Donghen; 1576 Adriaan ibid. Lijts, Adriaen ibid. Bouckenohle; 1577 Adriaen ibid. Lits; 1578 Adriaan ibid. Lammans; 1579 Adriaan ibid. Luijcks; 1580 Adriaan ibid. Dungen, Adrians (gen) ibid. p. 89; 1581 Adriaan ibid. Lammans; 1583 Adriaan ibid. Preuth; 1586 Adriaen ibid. Lammens; 1587 Adriaan ibid. Lammans, Adriaen ibid. Walewijn; 1589 Adriaen ibid. Crook; 1590 Adraen ibid. Vereijcke, Adriaen ibid. Damme; 1591 Adriaen ibid. Clerck; 1592 Adriaen ibid. Hermans; 1593 Adriaen ibid. Eijcke; 1595 Adriaen ibid. Damme; 1596 Adriaen ibid. Damme; 1598 Adriaen ibid. Damme; 1599 Adriaen ibid. Crick
Early Modern English
1557 Adrian bruton1 p. 109; 1560 Adrian BarnstapleBap p. 10; 1564/5 Adryan ibid. p. 13; 1569 Adryan SurMus II; 1595 Adrian DEmar-vol2 p. 33; 1599 Adrian DEmar-vol1 p. 88
Middle French
1567 Adrian WCS p. 3; 1569/70 Adrien ibid. p. 5; 1571 adrien ibid. p. 40; 1572 Adrien ibid. p. 7; 1572/3 Adrien ibid. p. 7; 1573 Adrien ibid. p. 41; 1575 adrien ibid. p. 11; 1576 Adrien ibid. p. 43; 1577 adrien ibid. p. 13; 1578 adrien ibid. p. 14; 1579 Adrien ibid. p. 15; 1580 adrien ibid. p. 15; 1581 Adrien ibid. p. 16; 1582 adrien ibid. p. 17; 1583 adrien ibid. p. 17; 1584 adrien ibid. p. 18; 1585 Adrien ibid. p. 46; 1586 Adrien ibid. p. 20; 1593 Adrien ibid. p. 50; 1595 Adrien ibid. p. 51; 1597 Adrien ibid. p. 52; 1599 Adrien ibid. p. 106
Walloon
1581/2 Adrian RWC p. 4; 1581 Adrien ibid. p. 3; 1582 Adrien ibid. p. 5; 1583 Adrian ibid. p. 6, Adrien ibid. p. 6; 1584 Adrian ibid. p. 8; 1590/1 Adrian ibid. p. 15; 1590 Adrian ibid. p. 441, Adrien ibid. p. 14; 1591 Adrian ibid. p. 16; 1592 Adrian ibid. p. 21; 1593 Adrian ibid. p. 28; 1593/4 Adrian ibid. p. 31; 1594 Adrian ibid. p. 32
1592 Adrien RWC p. 563
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
1404 Adrien HistHdVParis no. 4; 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; 1348 Adriano (abl) Slíz2 p. 22, s.n. Adrianus; 1352 Adrianus (nom) ibid. p. 22, s.n. Adrianus; 1353 Adriani (gen) ibid. p. 22, s.n. Adrianus
Italy
Latin
1154x1159 Adrianus (nom) HAP p. 333; 1156 Adriani (gen) CartYonne1 CCCLXXIX, HAP p. 335, Adrianus (nom) CartYonne1 CCCLXXIX, HAP p. 333; 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
Latin
1124 Adrianez (gen) CDSS V
Catalan
1510 Adria valencia1510 3496, Adrian ibid. 3757
Switzerland
Middle French
1504 Adrian MHCG2 280, Adryan ibid. 280
Cite as: J. Pepe, M. Slíz, S.L. Uckelman. "Adrian". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Adrian.