It is always fun to see names with unique meanings, one of which is Kodiak. This name has its origin in Russia. In Russian, the meaning of Kodiak is 'island'. Kodiak might also be derived from the islands in the Strait of Alaska. These are one of the most charming islands, reflecting on the name originated from it. The lovely aura of the island and the name Kodiak will most certainly come down to your baby. Islands stand firm no matter the situation, and this is a quality everyone would like to have in themselves and pass on to their children. Kodiak is usually a boy's name and has another meaning as well. Kodiak is a type of bear. Just another reason to choose the name and teach some bears exceptional qualities!