It carries unparalleled coverage of the languages, cultures and civilisations of these regions from ancient times to the present. Adrian was a family surname for us, my grandmother's maiden in fact. Description: The Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies is the leading interdisciplinary journal on Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. (book) Adrian Mole 1982 The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 Banu-Jumah dug as-Sunbulah … Famous namesakes for the given name Adrian. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. I thought we were being a little odd in 1994 when I named my son Adrian as I had heard it mostly as a feminine name. Adrian, Andria and Darian are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters. Comments and insights on the name Adrian. Birth Name: Adrian Randolph Holmes: Nickname: Slice : Height: 6' (1.83 m) Mini Bio (1) With over 100 film and television credits to his name, award-winning actor, Adrian Holmes, has become one to watch in the entertainment industry through the diverse and dynamic characters he has brought to life on screen. Adrian was diagnosed by his co-star Dom Joly (Pictures: BBC/Rex) BBC presenter Adrian Chiles was diagnosed with a potentially deadly illness while filming for his latest travel show. Khumm lay near the dam, and Rumm near Khadijah's house. The first name of al-Hadrami was 'Abdallah ibn-'Imad. 8 Umm-Ahrad was one dug by the banu-'Abd-ad-Dar ibn- Kusai. In English Baby Names the meaning of the name Adrian is: From the Latin Hadrianus meaning of Adria or of the Adriatic sea region. 1 Besides, 'Abd-Shams dug two wells which he called Khumm and Rumm 2 after Kilab ibn-Murrah's wells. Banu-Asad ibn-'Abd-al-'Uzza ibn-Kusai dug a well called Shufiyah, the well of the banu-Asad. I was so wrong, I hear it everywhere now and not just young children.