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The first name 

Adriel is a male first name. In very rare cases it is also used for girls.

Adriel – known and loved in the US!

The name Adriel isn’t among the current fashionable names in our top 10 stats, but nonetheless, it’s still very popular and common. In our SmartGenius ranking of all boys names, Adriel ranks 242. Recently, out of every 10,000 newborn boys, approximately 8 were named Adriel. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Adriel.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

What does the name 
Adriel mean?

Adriel is a very old name. It is Hebrew and translates to ‘flock of God’. The name is composed of ‘ay’-der’ meaning ‘flock’ and ‘ale’ meaning ‘God’.

In the Bible, ... Adriel was a nobleman, who married Merab, a daughter of Saul, the first monarch of the United Kingdom of Israel.

Adriel has 6 letters 
and begins with an A

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter A is a very popular first letter for boys’ names. That’s because 9.0% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letter J is more common for boys' names.

With six letters, the name Adriel is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 9.0% of all boys' names start with an A, this initial letter occurs nearly three times as often as all other letters on average. And by the way: Of all the boys' names that start with an A, Anthony is the most common.

Other names with 
A, d, r, i, e and l

If you take all the letters in the name Adriel – A, d, r, i, e and l – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Dairel or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Adriel

If your name is Adriel and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Adriel

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Adriel, you can simply say:







This is how the name Adriel is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Adriel in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Adriel

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Adriel is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Adriel

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Adriel sounds like this: