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Top 300+ Cute Japanese Boy Names

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’
  • Ayumu: Means dream
  • Benjiro: Means peaceful
  • Bishamon: God of war.
  • Botan: It means long life.
  • Chiko: Means arrow
  • Chiyo: Thousand years
  • Chokichi: Means good fortune.
  • Dai: Meaning large
  • Dai: Means beloved
  • 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
  • Gorou: Go means five and rou means son
  • Hachiro: It means eighth son
  • Hacrou: Hachi means eight and rou means son
  • Hajime: Means beginning
  • Haru: Means Sun/sunlight/spring
  • Haruk: Meaning ‘Great’
  • Haruo: Meaning ‘Springtime Man’
  • Haruto: Means ‘vast/extensive’
  • Hayate: Means smooth
  • Hayato: Haya means falcon and to means person
  • Hibiki: Means ‘shine’
  • Hideaki: Means shining
  • Hideki: Means splendid opportunity
  • Hideo: It means splendid man
  • Hideyoshi: Means ‘stretch’
  • Hikaru: Meaning light/shining
  • Hikaru: Means “radiance.”
  • Hinata: Means ‘fly’
  • Hiro: Meaning broad
  • Hiroaki: Means ‘widespread brightness’
  • Hiroki: It means ‘strength’
  • Hiromasa: Means ‘broad-minded’
  • Hiroshi: Means ‘Generous’
  • Hiroto: Means ‘proceed’
  • 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’
  • Itsuki: Means ‘tree’
  • Iwao: Meaning ‘Stone Man’
  • Izanagi: Means ‘beginning’
  • 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
  • Jurou: Jurou means ‘ten’
  • Kaede: Means ‘maple’
  • Kaemon: Means Joyful
  • Kage: Meaning dark or shadow
  • Kaito: Kaito means “thor’s ruler”
  • 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.
  • Kaoru: Means ‘fragrance’
  • Katashi: Means ‘Firmness’
  • Katsu: Meaning ‘Victory’
  • Katsumi: Means ‘self-controlled’
  • Katsuo: Meaning ‘Victorious Child’
  • Katsuro: Means ‘Victorious Son’
  • Katsurou: Katsu means ‘victory’ and rou means ‘son’
  • Kaya: Place of resting.
  • Kazuhiko: Meaning ‘Harmonious Prince’
  • Kazuhiro: Means ‘Harmony Widespread’
  • Kazuhiro: Means ‘prosperous One’
  • Kazuki: Means ‘harmonious Hope’
  • Kazuki: Means ‘Pleasant Peace’
  • 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’
  • Kichirou: Kichi means ‘good Luck’ and rou means ‘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
  • Kouki: Means “warrior”
  • Kouta: Kou means ‘peace’ and ta means ‘big’
  • Kunio: Means ‘Countryman’
  • Kuro: It means ninth son
  • Kurou: Ku means ‘nine’ and rou ‘son’
  • Kyo/Kyou: Means ‘approval/capital’
  • Madoka It means ‘circle/flower’
  • Makoto: Means ‘sincerity’
  • Mamoru: Means ‘protect/protector’
  • Manabu: It means ‘learn’
  • Manabu: The word means ‘studious’
  • Masa: Means ‘good son’
  • Masaaki: Means ‘correct or true brightness’
  • Masahiko: It means ‘Prince’
  • Masahiro: justice
  • Masahiro: Means broad-minded
  • Masaki: Elegant Tree
  • Masanori: Means ‘prosperous government’
  • Masao: Means ‘Correct man’
  • Masaru: Intelligent/ Victorious
  • Masashi: Means ‘Correct’
  • Masato: This name meaning “right man”
  • Masayoshi: Flourishing Goodness
  • Masayuki: Happiness
  • Masumi: Means “true Lucidity”
  • Michi: Means Path
  • Michio: Man who is on the correct path
  • Miki: Meaning moon
  • Mikio: Means “tree trunk man.”
  • 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
  • Nobuyuki: Nobu means truth and yuki in happiness in Japanese language
  • Nori: Means good son/standard/law or rule
  • Norio: Man of law
  • Orochi: Big Snake
  • Osamu: Ruler
  • Raiden: God of Thunder
  • Ren: Means excellence in Japanese
  • Riku: Means land
  • Rikuto: It means true
  • Ringo: Means apple
  • Rokurou: Means sixth son
  • Ronin: Samurai lonely
  • Ryo: It means excellent
  • Ryoichi: Derived from ryouichi
  • Ryota: Strong
  • Ryou: Means next/nice
  • Ryouichi: Real or pioneer
  • Ryouta: Sunflower
  • Ryuu: Means Dragon
  • Ryuunosuke: Means ‘big’
  • Saburo: Third son
  • Saburou: Sabu means ‘three’ and rou means ‘son’
  • Sadao: Decisive Man
  • Satoru: Means enlightened
  • Satoshi: Clear-thinking
  • Seiichi Correct First-born Son
  • Seiji: Second son
  • Shi: Righteous
  • Shichiro/ Shichirou: Seventh son
  • Shig: Meaning “luxuriant”
  • Shigeo: Means Luxuriant Man
  • Shigeru: Means Excellent/Luxuriant
  • Shin: Means truth
  • Shinobu: Means endurance
  • Shiro: Derived from ‘shirou’
  • Shirou: Fourth son
  • Sho: Means ‘wind Instrument’
  • Shoichi
  • Shoji
  • Shou: Means ‘To fly’
  • Shouta: Means ‘true’
  • Shuichi
  • Shuji: Means ‘excellent’
  • Shunichi
  • Sora: Means ‘sky’
  • Souta: Suddenly
  • Susumu: The word means ‘Progressing’
  • Tadao: Loyal Man
  • Tadashi: Do you remember Tadashi Hamada from ‘Big Hero 6’? Tadashi means ‘Loyal’
  • Taemn: Well-mannered person
  • Taichi: Means ‘thick’
  • Taiga: Big
  • Taiki: Means ‘big’
  • Taji: Silver Color
  • Takaa: The person who Has much respect
  • Takahir: Means ‘respectful’
  • Takahiro: Means ‘Widespread nobility’
  • Takai: Means ‘next world ‘
  • Takao: Means ‘ Respectful/Noble man’
  • Takashi: Means ‘Praiseworthy’
  • Takat: Means some precious measurement
  • Takayuki: Happiness
  • Take: Great
  • Takehiko: Means hard
  • Takeo: Means ‘Warrior’
  • Takeshi: Warrior
  • Taku: Means ‘new’
  • Takuma: Truth
  • Takumi: Skillful/Artisan
  • Tamashini: Who is very successful
  • Tamotsu: Means ‘Protect’
  • Tar: Big
  • Taro: Great Son
  • Taru: Huge sea
  • Tatsu: Dragn
  • Tatsuo: Means clear
  • Tatsuya: Wisdom and Longevity
  • Teij: Means ‘righteous’
  • Teruo: Means Shining man
  • Tetsip: Iron Man
  • Tetsua: Tetsua is an Intelligent philosopher
  • Thru: Transparent Person
  • Thunder: Means ‘Thunder’
  • Tmhir: Wisdom
  • Tmiche: Wealth
  • Tmiichi: Prosper
  • Tomi: Means ‘Rich or Wealthy’
  • Tomio: Means “treasured man”
  • Toru: Penetrating
  • Torvald: Skilful
  • Toshi: Alert
  • Toshiaki: Means ‘correct’
  • Toshihiro: Means ‘wise’
  • Toshio: It means ‘Genius’
  • Toshiyuki: Happy
  • Toyo: Means ‘Plentiful’
  • Tru: Large sea
  • Trvald: The power of thunder
  • Tshir: Intelligent person
  • Tsubasa: Means ‘wing’
  • Tsuneo: Common Man
  • Tsutomu: Means ‘worker’
  • Tsuyoshi: Means ‘Strong’
  • Tuma: Means ‘twin’
  • Uka: Means ‘bright star’
  • Uta: The man who prospers in the battles.          
  • Uu: Means ‘excellence’
  • Yamato: Meaning ‘sky’
  • Yamiyo: Meaning ‘dark’
  • Yasahiro: Peaceful/Calm
  • Yasu: Means ‘big’
  • Yasuhiro: Means clear
  • Yasuo: Peaceful
  • Yasushi: Means ‘Honest/Peaceful’
  • Yogi: Yoga Practice
  • Yoichi: Great
  • Yori: Means Dependence
  • Yoshi: Good Son
  • Yoshiaki: Means “clearly correct”
  • Yoshihiro: Means ‘Widespread Goodness’
  • Yoshikazu: ‘Good and Harmonious’
  • Yoshinori: Means “correct law”
  • Yoshio: Means Good Man
  • Yoshiro: Derived from ‘yoshirou’
  • Yoshirou: Means ‘righteous son’
  • Yoshito: Happy
  • Yoshiyuki: Means ‘true’
  • Yoshiyuki: Means Happiness
  • Youta: Means “vastly correct”
  • Yuichi: It means ‘prince’
  • Yuji: Brave second son
  • Yuki: Means ‘Happiness’
  • Yukio: Means good
  • Yutaka: Means ‘Prosperous’
  • Yuu: Means ‘Superior’
  • Yuudai: This word means ‘Great Hero’
  • Yuuki: Means ‘man’
  • Yuuta: Clear up
  • Yuuto: Means ‘warrior’

 

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