Koda

Koda is not an easy name to find much information on. It could be a Native American male name meaning “the allies, friends”, a short form or a variant form of Dakota. Koda is also a Japanese surname with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used, such as:

  • “country+ borough, urban prefecture, storehouse, govt. office, representative body + rice field, rice paddy” (國府田);
  • “armor, high (voice), carapace, shell, A grade, first class, former, instep + rice field, rice paddy” (甲田);
  • “happiness, luck + rice field, rice paddy” (倖田);
  • “happiness, blessing, fortune + rice field, rice paddy” (幸田);
  • “incense, smell, perfume + rice field, rice paddy” (香田);
  • “going, journey, line (of text), row, bank + rice field, rice paddy”; and likely other meanings depending on the kanji used. Also spelled Kouda and Kouta and Kōd.

Koda could also be a variant spelling of Coda which comes from Latin meaning “tail”

Origin: Native American, Japanese, Latin

Variants:

  • Coda

 

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Lucky

Lucky is an English word referring to something or someone having or is marked by good luck or someone or something that is fortunate, and often used as a nickname for someone who is lucky though it could also be used as a given name. Lucky is also a surname derived from the given name Luke/Lucas, the English form of Greek Loukas meaning “from Lucania”, the name of a region in southern Italy. Though the name is of uncertain meaning, Lucania could be related to Greek leukos “white”, “light, bright, shining”, a cognate of Latin lux “light”. It could also be derived from the Latin word lucus (a cognate of lucere “shining, bright”) meaning “sacred wood” or Greek lykos meaning “wolf”.

Origin: Greek, Latin

 

Variants:

  • Luck

 

Tadashi

Tadashi is a Japanese male name with various meanings depending on the kanji used,  such as “correct, righteous” (正) or “loyal, faithful”  (忠), “lucky, auspicious” (禎), or “villa, solemn” (莊), though there could be other meanings with other kanji used.

Origin: Japanese

 

Dalya, Dalia

Dalya is a variant transcription of Dalia, a Hebrew female name meaning “branch”, though Dalia is also an Arabic female name meaning “grape vine”.

Dalia is the name of the Lithuanian goddess of fate meaning “fate, luck” in Lithuanian from dalis (part, portion, share), as well as being a variant spelling and Spanish form of Dahliathe name of a flower named after Anders Dahl; Dahl is a surname that means “valley” from Old Norse dalr.

Origin: Hebrew, Arabic, Lithuanian, Old Norse

Variants:

  • Daliyah (Hebrew)

 

داليا (Arabic)

דַּלְיָה (Hebrew)