Meaning and Origin of: Yogi
Boy name origins & meanings:
- Japanese : One who practices yoga
- Sanskrit : Unity
Family name origins & meanings:
- Japanese : variously written, the name is of Ryūkyūan origin and is usually written with characters meaning ‘bestow’ and ‘ceremony’.
- Indian (Gujarat, Maharashtra) : Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit yogī ‘one who performs yoga’, i.e. someone who does exercises designed to promote control of the mind and body.