Meaning: “Song of the hero.”
Nicknames: Rod, Rodo
Detail: Rodion comes from the Greek name Heroides meaning “song of the hero” from
heros “hero, warrior” and oides “song, ode”.
Rodion is the central character of
Crime and Punishment by Feodor Dostoevsky.
Origin: Literay – Tolkien
Meaning: “Son of red king.”
Nicknames: Rory, Mac
Detail: Possibly derived from the Gaelic
rori meaning “red king” and mac “son of”
Rorimac is grandfather of Meriadoc “Merry” Brandybuck. He was present at Bilbo’s famous Birthday Party, and was noted as being the first to suspect that Bilbo’s disappearance at that party meant that “Mad Baggins” had gone off on another adventure. He was nearly a hundred years old at that time, and commonly known as “Old Rory”.
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Artwork by Emmanuel Polanco a French designer/illustrator/artist.
Nicknames: Ravi, Raven, Venna, Enna
Detail: Inspired by Edgar Allen Poe’s
In Dante’s Inferno, Guido da Polenta is lord of Ravenna.
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Classical Beauty by John William Godward
Meaning: “God has heald.”
Nicknames: Raphy, Rafaly, Rapha, Ella
Meaning: “Mother; heritage; destiny.”
Nicknames: Ro, Rose, Zani, Nica, Rozzy
Detail: A goddess of winter
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Meaning: “Serpent’s head.”
Detail: In world of the Harry Potter he is a Death Eater
Rabastan is related to Rastaban, an Arabic phrase meaning “the serpent’s head”— a name of Beta Draconis, one of the stars in the constellation Draco.
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