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A rare variant of Adrian. Both names are derived from the Latin Hadrianus, meaning "from Hadria." (H)Adria is a town in northern Italy, which also lent it name to the Adriatic Sea.
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Publius Aelius Hadrianus, Emperor Hadrian of the Roman Empire, August 10, 117 – July 10, 138
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Hadrian Blackwater, a character in The Riyria Revelations novels by Michael J. Sullivan.