Adrian

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of Adrianus (see also -ian) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

See Adrianus

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Adrianinpoika Finland
Adriansen Denmark Norway
Adrianson Norway Sweden
Adrianssen Norway
Adriansson Faroe Islands Iceland Sweden
Adrianssøn Norway
Adriansøn Norway

Female

Adrianintytär Finland
Adriansdatter Denmark Norway
Adriansdotter Sweden
Adriansdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Adrian
Genitive: Adrians
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Adrian
Accusative: Adrian
Dative: Adriani
Genitive: Adrians
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Adrian
Genitive: Adrianin
Partitive: Adriania
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Adrian
Accusative: Adrian
Dative: Adriani / Adrian
Genitive: Adrians
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Adrian
Genitive: Adrians
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Adrian
Genitive: Adrians

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

4 March

Norway Norway

4 March

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

4 March

Sweden Sweden

4 March

Further Information

Pronunciation

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 2,275 people were named Adrian (percentage of first or only given name: 6 %) [12]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[14]
9898 13485 30 49 9868 13436
Denmark Denmark[15]
2015
n.a.
2
n.a.
2013
n.a.
Finland Finland[16]
n.a.
2751
n.a.
7
n.a.
2744
Iceland Iceland[17]
204 253
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[18]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[19]
10045
n.a.
6
n.a.
10039
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Adrian (m) Sources: [14][15][19][16]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Adrian (m) Sources: [20]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Adrian (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Adrian (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Adrian (m)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  7. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  10. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  13. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  15. 15.0 15.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  16. 16.0 16.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  17. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  18. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  19. 19.0 19.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  20. details see Name Statistic tables