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Gender: Male Meaning of Rodion: "song of the hero" Origin of Rodion: Russian from Greek

The name Rodion is a boy's name of Greek, Russian origin meaning "song of the hero". Rodion and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "CAF w/12 kids: Literary Names".

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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.

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Famous People Named Rodion

Rodion Gorun Cămătaru, Romanian footballer
Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin, Russian composer
Rodion Yakovlevich Malinovsky, Russian military commander
Rodion Davelaar, Antillean Olympic swimmer
Rodion Luka, Ukrainian Olympic sailor
Rodion Markovits, Austro-Hungarian novelist
Rodion Mikhaylovich Azarkhin, Russian double-bassist and composer

Pop Culture References for the name Rodion

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