The meaning of the name Yoda is Warrior, One Who Knows. The origin of the name Yoda is American. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Name created by filmmaker George Lukas for the "Star Wars" film series. It is speculated that that name may be from the Sanskrit word "Yoddha" which means warrior or the Hebrew name "Yodea" meaning "One who knows."