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
"Rodion is so smart."
by elizabethmd February 04, 2010