Adrian

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Male Male Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Adrianus [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Adrianus

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Adriansson (♂), Adrianson (♂), Adriansdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Adriansen (♂)

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
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

  • Swedish: ['ɑ:drɪan] (key) [8]

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Denmark: 15th century [4]
  • Sweden: 1522 [2] [5] [6]
  • Norway: 16th century [3]
  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 3 May 2005, but rejected again on 21 January 2010: The spelling in Iceland has to be Adrían in order to meet the correct pronunciation. [9]

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[10]
8 n.a. 8969 n.a
Sweden Sweden[11]
3 10 7105 10097
Denmark Denmark[12]
0 n.a. 1560 n.a
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a 1922
  #: 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: [11][12][10][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Adrian(m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Adrian(m)

Sources: [11] [12] [10] [13]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 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. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables