Adriano is the form of the Latin given name Hadrianus commonly used in the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese languages, the form Adrian is used in the English language. Notable people with the name include: Adriano Banchieri, Italian composer, music theorist, organist and poet, Adriano Bernareggi, Italian Catholic bishop, Adriano Castellesi, Italian cardinal and writer, Adriano Celentano, Italian entertainer, Adriano Correia de Oliveira, Portuguese singer and composer, Adriano Espaillat, Dominican-American politician, Adriano Galliani, Italian entrepreneur, Adriano Garrido, Brazilian beach volleyball player, Adriano Olivetti, Italian entrepreneur, Adriano Panatta, Italian former professional tennis player, Adriano Rigoglioso, English footballer, Adriano Sofri, Italian politician and journalist, Adriano Visconti, Italian air force major, Adrian Willaert, Flemish composer, who in sources was sometimes referred to simply as "Adriano". , Brazilian footballers: Adriano as part of, or all of the stage name Adriano, Adriano Leite Ribeiro (born 1982), striker, Brazil international in 2000s, Adriano Correia, Adriano Correia (born 1984), defender/midfielder for FC Barcelona, Brazil international in 2000s, Adriano Gabiru, Carlos Adriano de Souza Vieira (born 1977), midfielder for Internacional, once capped for Brazil in Confederations Cup 2003, Adriano Alves, Adriano Alves (born 1976), former striker, Adriano Basso, Adriano Basso (born 1975), goalkeeper for Bristol City, among others, Adriano, Adriano Silva Francisco (born 1969), former goalkeeper, Adriano, Adriano Vieira Louzada (born 1979), striker, Adriano Pereira, Adriano Pereira da Silva (born 1982), Monaco defender, Adriano, Adriano Pimenta (born 1982), midfielder, Champions League 2005-06 player, Adriano, Adriano Fabiano Rossato (born 1977), defender, Adriano, Adriano Bispo dos Santos (born 1987), defensive midfielder, Adriano Adriano Gerlin da Silva (born 1974), striker, Adriano Duarte, Adriano Duarte Mansur da Silva (born 1984), central defender, Luiz Adriano, Luiz Adriano de Souza da Silva (born 1987), Shakhtar Donetsk striker, Adriano, Adriano Ferreira Silvestre (born 1979), defensive midfielder, Given name Fabiano Rossato, Adriano Fabiano Rossato (born 1977), defender, Spadoto, Adriano Luís Spadoto (born 1977), former FC Thun player in UEFA Cup, Champions League, Ferreira Pinto, Adriano Ferreira Pinto (born 1979), striker

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