Of Roman origin.
Feminine form of the name Adrian, associated with the Latin name Hadrian which in turn comes from the name Hadrianus.
Hadrianus was a Roman cognomen. Cognomen was the third name of Roman citizens that was originally just a nickname.
Hadrianus indicated a person from the Italian town of Hadria.
Alternative forms of the name are Adrianna, Adrianne, Adriene, Adria, Adrina, Drina, Ada, Addie, Adrea.
Masculine forms of the name are Adrian, Adriano, Adi, Adrien.
Adriana is the name of a character in Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors”.
Famous bearers of the name are Adriana Lima, Adriana Ugarte, Adriana Asti, Adriana Sklenaříková-Karembeu.
Adriana Ugarte is a Spanish actress known for her roles in Spanish tv series and her collaboration with director Pedro Almodóvar in the 2016 film “Julieta”. More about Adriana Ugarte.
The following video is the official trailer of the film in which Adriana Ugarte was the protagonist: