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Top 200 Cute Japanese Boy Names and Meanings

We have got a huge collection of cute Japanese baby boy names. Get inspired by the history and culture of Japan, one of the world’s biggest powers. You will get lots of boys last names with meanings here which used in Japan. Take a look at below list of Japanese male names and select suitable one for your baby. If you are looking for Japanese female names, we have another article on that.

A to Z List of Japanese Names for boys:

  • Akemi: Means ‘beautiful sunrise’
  • Akeno: Means ‘bright shining field’
  • Aki: Means ‘autumn’ and ‘bright’, a very popular one that starts with a.
  • Akifumi: Bright History
  • Akihiko: Means “bright or shining Prince.”
  • Akihiro: Means ‘shining Abroad’ or ‘large glory’
  • Akihisa: Personality
  • Akihito: Means bright.
  • Akiko: It means light and bright
  • Akimitsu: Autumn light
  • Akinari: History
  • Akio: ‘bright Boy’ or ‘glorious man’
  • Akira: Means ‘intelligent’
  • Akiyama: Means mountain
  • Amida: It’s a name of Buddha
  • Aneko: It means older sister.
  • Aoi: Blue
  • Arata: Fresh
  • Atsushi: Means ‘cordial’
  • Benjiro: Means peaceful
  • Bishamon: God of war.
  • Botan: It means long life.
  • Chiko: Means arrow
  • Chiyo: Thousand years
  • Chokichi: Means good fortune.
  • Dai: Means beloved
  • Dai: Meaning large
  • Daichi: Means ‘Great Land’
  • Daiki: Great value or great tree
  • Daisuke: Great helper
  • Danno: Means ‘Gathering’
  • Ebisu: God of luck.
  • Eiihi: Prosperous one
  • Eiji: Peace/splendid Ruler or ‘True protector’
  • Eriko: It means Child with a collar
  • Fudo: God of wisdom
  • Fujita: Means field
  • Fumio: Means scholar child
  • Goro: Means fifth son
  • Hachiro: It means eighth son
  • Hajime: Means beginning
  • Haru: Means Sun/sunlight/spring
  • Haruo: Meaning ‘Springtime Man’
  • Hideaki: Means shining
  • Hideki: Means splendid opportunity
  • Hideo: It means splendid man
  • Hikaru: Meaning light/shining
  • Hikaru: Means “radiance.”
  • Hiro: Meaning broad
  • Hiroaki: Means ‘widespread brightness’
  • Hiroki: It means ‘strength’
  • Hiromasa: Means ‘broad-minded’
  • Hiroshi: Means ‘Generous’
  • Hiroyuki: Meaning ‘widespread happiness’
  • Hisao: Meaning ‘Long-lived man’
  • Hisashi: It means ‘Long-lived’
  • Hisoka   Means ‘Reserved’
  • Hitoshi: Means ‘Level’
  • Homura: Meaning fire
  • Hoshi: Means ‘Star’.
  • Hotaka: It means ‘step by step’
  • Ichiro: This word means ‘First Son’
  • Ichirou: Means “First son.”
  • Isamu: Warrior/Courage
  • Isao: Merit
  • Isas: Means ‘Meritorious’
  • Iwao: Meaning ‘Stone Man’
  • Jiro(Jirou): Second Son
  • Jo: God will increase
  • Joben: Means ‘Cleanness’
  • Joji: It means ‘Farmer’
  • Jomei: Means ‘Spread light’
  • Jun: Means ‘obedient’
  • Junichi: Meaning ‘obedient one’
  • Juro: Means tenth son/longevity
  • Kaede: Means ‘maple’
  • Kaemon: Means Joyful
  • Kage: Meaning dark or shadow
  • Kameko: Child of the tortoise.
  • Kami: Means ‘Lord’
  • Kammi/Kammie: Meaning ‘Lord’
  • Kanaye: Means ‘zealous one’
  • Kane: Golden
  • Kane: Means ‘fighter’
  • Kano: Water God in the Japanese language
  • Kaori: Men’s strength.
  • Katashi: Means ‘Firmness’
  • Katsu: Meaning ‘Victory’
  • Katsumi: Means ‘self-controlled’
  • Katsuo: Meaning  ‘Victorious Child’
  • Katsuro: Means ‘Victorious Son’
  • Kaya: Place of resting.
  • Kazuhiko: Meaning ‘Harmonious Prince’
  • Kazuhiro: Means ‘Harmony Widespread’
  • Kazuhiro: Means ‘prosperous One’
  • Kazuki: Means ‘Pleasant Peace’
  • Kazuki: Means ‘harmonious Hope’
  • Kazuo: It means ‘Harmonious Man’
  • Kei: Means ‘wise’ or ‘blessed’
  • Keiichi: It means respectful first son
  • Keiji: Means respectful second son
  • Keitaro: Means blessed.
  • Ken: Own Mind/healthy/strong
  • Kenichi: First Builder/founder
  • Kenji: Means ‘Intelligent ruler’
  • Kenshin: Modest Truth
  • Kenta: It means ‘healthy’
  • Kichiro: It means ‘lucky son’
  • Kin: Golden/Gold, a unisex name
  • Kioshi: Means ‘Quiet/Pure’
  • Kisho: Kisho means the one who knows his own mind
  • Kiyoshi: Means ‘Pure’
  • Ko/Kou: Means ‘happiness/peace’
  • Kohaku: Means ‘Amber’
  • Koichi: It means ‘Shining prince/shining first child’
  • Koji: Shining second child
  • Kunio: Means ‘Countryman’
  • Kuro: It means ninth son
  • Kyo/Kyou: Means ‘approval/capital’
  • Madoka It means ‘circle/flower’
  • Makoto: Means ‘sincerity’
  • Mamoru: Means ‘protect/protector’
  • Manabu: The word means ‘studious’
  • Manabu: It means ‘learn’
  • Masa: Means ‘good son’
  • Masaaki:  Means ‘correct or true brightness’
  • Masahiko: It means ‘Prince’
  • Masahiro: Means broad-minded
  • Masahiro: justice
  • Masaki: Elegant Tree
  • Masanori: Means ‘prosperous government’
  • Masao: Means ‘Correct man’
  • Masaru: Intelligent/ Victorious
  • Masashi: Means ‘Correct’
  • Masayoshi: Flourishing Goodness
  • Masayuki: Happiness
  • Michi: Means Path
  • Michio: Man who is on the correct path
  • Miki: Meaning moon
  • Minori: Beautiful Harbor or truth
  • Minoru: Fruitful
  • Mitsuo: Third son
  • Mitsuru: Growing
  • Nao: It means ‘honest’
  • Naoki: Doctile tree
  • Naoko: Honest
  • Noboru: Virtuous
  • Nobu: Means Faith
  • Nobuo: Faithful Man
  • Nori: Means good son/standard/law or rule
  • Norio: Man of law
  • Orochi: Big Snake
  • Osamu: Ruler
  • Raiden: God of Thunder
  • Ringo: Means apple
  • Ronin: Samurai lonely
  • Ryo: It means excellent
  • Ryota: Strong
  • Ryuu: Means Dragon
  • Saburo: Third son
  • Sadao: Decisive Man
  • Satoru: Means enlightened
  • Satoshi: Clear-thinking
  • Seiichi   Correct First-born Son
  • Shig: Meaning “luxuriant”
  • Shigeo: Means Luxuriant Man
  • Shigeru: Means Excellent/Luxuriant
  • Shin: Means truth
  • Sho: Means ‘wind Instrument’
  • Shoichi
  • Shoji
  • Shou: Means ‘To fly’
  • Shuichi
  • Shuji: Means ‘excellent’
  • Shunichi
  • Sora: Means ‘sky’
  • Susumu: The word means ‘Progressing’
  • Tadao: Loyal Man
  • Tadashi: Do you remember Tadashi Hamada from ‘Big Hero 6’? Tadashi means ‘Loyal’
  • Takahiro: Means ‘Widespread nobility’
  • Takao: Means ‘ Respectful/Noble man’
  • Takashi: Means ‘Praiseworthy’
  • Takayuki: Happiness
  • Takeo: Means ‘Warrior’
  • Takeshi: Warrior
  • Takumi: Skillful/Artisan
  • Tamotsu: Means ‘Protect’
  • Taro: Great Son
  • Tatsuya:  Wisdom and Longevity
  • Teruo: Means Shining man
  • Tetsip: Iron Man
  • Tomi: Means ‘Rich or Wealthy’
  • Toshi: Alert
  • Toshihiro: Means ‘wise’
  • Toshio: It means ‘Genius’
  • Toshiyuki:  Happy
  • Toyo: Means ‘Plentiful’
  • Tsuneo: Common Man
  • Tsuyoshi: Means ‘Strong’
  • Yamiyo: Meaning ‘dark’
  • Yasahiro: Peaceful/Calm
  • Yasuo: Peaceful
  • Yasushi: Means ‘Honest/Peaceful’
  • Yogi: Yoga Practice
  • Yori: Means Dependence
  • Yoshi: Good Son
  • Yoshihiro: Means ‘Widespread Goodness’
  • Yoshikazu: ‘Good and Harmonious’
  • Yoshio: Means Good Man
  • Yoshiyuki: Means Happiness
  • Yuki: Means ‘Happiness’
  • Yutaka: Means ‘Prosperous’
  • Yuu: Means ‘Superior’
  • Yuudai: This word means ‘Great Hero’

 

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