Russian from Greek
"song of the hero"

Rodion Origin and Meaning

The name Rodion is a boy's name of Greek, Russian origin meaning "song of the hero".

Well used in Russia, this is a distinctive and undiscovered choice here. Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov is the fictional protagonist of Crime and Punishment by Feodor Dostoyevsky.

Rodion Popularity

Famous People Named Rodion

  • Rodion Gorun CămătaruRomanian footballer
  • Rodion Konstantinovich ShchedrinRussian composer
  • Rodion Yakovlevich MalinovskyRussian military commander
  • Rodion DavelaarAntillean Olympic swimmer
  • Rodion LukaUkrainian Olympic sailor
  • Rodion MarkovitsAustro,Hungarian novelist
  • Rodion Mikhaylovich AzarkhinRussian double,bassist and composer

Rodion in Pop Culture

  • Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikovmain character in Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment"
  • Rodians were created for Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. They were greenskinned humanoids native to the planet Rodia, most famous Greedo the bounty hunter.