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Adria is a sweet and pleasant baby name for girls. Light and airy, this Latin name is a concise alternative to the more dramatic feminine names of similar origin. Adria is the name of a character in the Diablo series, and Adria of Kaecilius is a supporting character in the Marvel Comics universe. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Adria:

Latin: Person from Hadria

Origin of the name Adria:

Adria is a short form of the name Adriana. This name originated as the feminine variation of Adrian. The name Adrian derives from the Latin cognomen Hadrianus (meaning “person from Hadria”).

Symbolism of the name Adria:

Adria is a diminutive of Adriana (meaning “person from Hadria”). During the Roman Empire, Adria was an important trading post that derived its name from the Adriatic Sea. Situated between the Adige and Po rivers, Adria housed a diverse number of Roman subjects (including Etruscans, Venetians, Celts, and Greeks). The symbol of Adria was the Roman canal.

Style of the name Adria:

Classic

Gender of the name Adria:

Adria is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Adria:

AY-dree-ə

Number of syllables in the name Adria:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Adria:

The name Adria evokes feelings of attractiveness and pleasant aura.

Alternative spellings for the name Adria:

Nicknames for the name Adria:

Popularity of the name Adria:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Adria was the 2,556th most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Adria:

Great middle names for Adria and their meanings:

  • Aleah (high, lofty, sublime)
  • Brinley (hillside meadow, burnished clearing)
  • Cheyenne (red speaker, foreigner)
  • Daisy (day's eye)
  • Katherine (pure)
  • Kiva (protect, house, shelter)
  • Leticia (joy, happiness, bliss)
  • Lorelei (rock, siren, enchantress)
  • Mercy (compassion, grace, forgiveness)
  • Nayeli (love, openness)
  • Simone (God has heard)
  • Xochitl (flower)
  • Zoe (life)

Famous people with the name Adria:

  • Adria Arjona (actress)
  • Adria Bernardi (writer)
  • Adria Biles (sister of Olympic athlete Simone Biles)
  • Adria Dawn (filmmaker)
  • Adria Diaz (ice dancer)
  • Adria Lawrence (political scientist)
  • Adria Morales (actress)
  • Adria Petty (artist and daughter of rock musician Thomas Earl Petty)
  • Adria Arjona Torres (actress)
  • Adria Vasil (journalist)

Adria in popular culture:

  • Adria (character in the Diablo series)
  • Adria (wife of Kaecilius in the Marvel Comics universe)
  • Adria Airways (national airline of Slovenia)