A boys name, usually proud and somewhat aloof. Very intelligent. Russian name deriving from Greek mythology meaning born from Hera, the wife of Zeus. Hera's chief function was as goddess of women and marriage, therefore Rodion would be an excellent husband and also sensitive to women. Also name of the central character in Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment. Nicknames include Rodya, Roddik and Raddiosha
(n.) person, of unparalleled intelligence and integrity. A Yemelyanenko is a good listener and very self-reflective. Hard working, but can have the tendency to procrastinate. Good looking in a classic and not showy way. Always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need, an excellent friend or business partner. Very self-sufficient. Excellent cooks. They are a religious people who believe God is gracious and therefore they will act in kind to others.
If you come across a Yemelyanenko consider yourself a lucky person.
"It's so difficult to spell, but I just love those Yemelyanenkos!"