TRUE: Native American term meaning "Friend" or "Companion".
NOTE: This is the REAL reason the little bear in Brother Bear has this name, not because it's meaning is BEAR. The dialect of Native American in which "Koda" means "Friend" is Sioux. Other dialect variations include Dakota; Lakota; Kota
Movies with character named Koda:
Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)
Brother Bear (2003)
(N): He has been my koda forever.
(PN): His name is Koda.