Its source is Hadrianus, a Latin name meaning "One from the city of Adria, in northern Italy."
This girl's name is used in German, Italian and Spanish.
The name Adriana ranked 117th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 517th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
This name first made its appearance on state popularity lists of the 1990s, and has been trending upward in usage ever since.
The city of Adria (sometimes spelled Hadria) also gave its name to the Adriatic Sea.