BABY NAMES

90 Japanese Names for boys

Hi everyone! Japanese Names for boys So I was checking through Japanese baby names for girls and realized I should make one for the boys as well. Japanese boys’ names are pretty much Japanese phonetic spellings of English sounds, but it’s wonderful to be able to make a Japanese name.

List of Best 90 Japanese Names for boys

  1. Yuki (ユキ) – Snow
  2. Kazu (カズ) – Number Eight or Fortune
  3. Subaru (スバル) – Pleiades or Seven Sisters
  4. Keito (ケイトウ) – Brilliant World
  5. Kousei (コウセイ) – Life Giving Leader
  6. Riku (リク) – Land
  7. Hikaru (ヒカル) – Light
  8. Laito (ライトウ) – Bright Light or Rays of the Sun
  9. Enjiro (エンジロウ) – Perpetual Loyalty to a Noble Cause
  10. Jin (ジン) – Gold
  11. Aki (アキ) – Autumn Leaves or Reddish Yellow
  12. Ren (レン) – Lotus Flower or Japanese Iris [蓮] Alternatively: Honor, Reward, Japanese Mythology: God of Sun and Male Fertility.
  13. Ken (ケン) – Sword
  14. Takeru (タケル) – To Defend or To Protect
  15. Sora (ソラ) – Sky, Celestial, or Heavens
  16. Ryou (リョウ) – Light or Brightness
  17. Haruto (ハルト) – Sunrise
  18. Natsume (ナツメ) – Summer Moon
  19. Atsushi (アツシ) – Brave and Honest
  20. Rei (レイ) – King (
  21. Kaito (カイトウ) – The Japanese way to spell “Knight”, Japanese equivalent of “Sir”
  22. Ichiro (イチロウ) – First Son    Alternatively: Number One in Japanese
  23. Haruki (ハルキ) – Japanese willow or Japanese bayberry tree
  24. Kenshi (ケンシ) – Sword Saint or Warrior Monk
  25. Takumi (タクミ) – Japanese carpenter
  26. Souta (ソウタ) – Blue Sky, Clear Weather
  27. Kyo (キョウ) – The Japanese way to spell “Celsius” or “Kyoto”
  28. Mitsuru (ミツル) – Japanese name meaning “full of virtue”
  29. Ichigo (イチゴ) – Japanese name meaning “strawberry”
  30. Minato (ミナトウ) – Japanese name meaning “harbor” or “port”
  31. Ryouma (リョウマ) – Japanese name meaning “Dragon King”
  32. Yamato (ヤマト) – Japanese name meaning “Great” or “Supreme”
  33. Takeru (タケル) – Japanese name meaning “To Defend or To Protect”
  34. Souta (ソウタ) – Japanese name meaning “Blue Sky, Clear Weather” [青空]    Alternatively: [Spring]
  35. Akiyoshi (アキヨシ) – Japanese name meaning “blessed and strong and healthy and prosperous” or Japanese form of “Nicholas”. alternatively: Japanese version of the Greek Nikolaos which means victory of the people.
  36. Haruto (ハルト) – Japanese name meaning “sunrise”
  37. Hayato (ハヤト) – Japanese form of “HAYATO”, Japanese equivalent to English name “Jason”. Japanese name meaning “falcon” or “hawk”.
  38. Hikaru (ヒカル) – Japanese form of Hikari which means light. Japanese equivalent to English name “Harry”
  39. Kazuki (カズキ) – Japanese form of Kazuaki, Japanese equivalent to “Kaspar”. Japanese name meaning “helpful”.
  40. Kenshi (ケンシ) – Japanese name meaning “sword saint” or “warrior monk”
  41. Kento (ケント) – Japanese name meaning “healthy and strong”
  42. Kouki (コウキ) – Japanese name meaning “period of light”
  43. Masato (マサト) – Japanese name meaning “correct and true”
  44. Mitsuru (ミツル) – Japanese name meaning “full of virtue”
  45. Ryosuke (リョウセイ) – Japanese name meaning “Dragon Son”
  46. Takashi (タカシ) – Japanese name meaning “precious, exalted, or highborn”. Japanese equivalent to English name “Thomas”
  47. Tatsuya (タツヤ) – Japanese name meaning “Dragon Warrior”. Japanese equivalent to English name “Todd”
  48. Yamato (ヤマト) – Japanese name meaning “Great or Supreme”
  49. Yuki (ユキ) – Japanese name meaning “Snow”
  50. Zenjiro (ゼンジロウ) – Japanese name meaning “pure and just”
  51. Zennosuke (ゼンノサケ) – Japanese name meaning “victory over justice”
  52. Aki (アキ) Japanese name meaning “autumn leaves”
  53. Akio (アキオ) Japanese form of Akio. Japanese equivalent to English name “Albert”. Japanese name meaning “bright manly”
  54. Atsushi (アツシ) Japanese name meaning “brave and honest”
  55. Chikara (チカラ) Japanese name meaning “strength”
  56. Eiji (エイジ) Japanese name meaning “twin flame, eternal light, or second generation”
  57. Fumiaki (フミアキ) Japanese name meaning “wisdom and understanding”
  58. Hideaki (ヒデアキ) Japanese name meaning “bright and excellent”
  59. Hideo (ヒデオ) Japanese form of Hideo. Japanese equivalent to English name “Harvey”. Japanese name meaning “bright and famous”
  60. Hisashi (ヒサシ) Japanese name meaning “long-lived”
  61. Hisao (ヒサオ) Japanese name meaning “prosperous, fortunate, and happy”
  62. Hiroyuki (ヒロユキ) Japanese name meaning “excellence and brightness”
  63. Hiroshi (ヒロシ) Japanese form of Hiroshi. Japanese equivalent to English name “Henry”. Japanese name meaning “wide and abundant”
  64. Ichiro (イチロウ) Japanese form of Ichirou. Japanese equivalent to English name “Frank”. Japanese name meaning “one’s only child”
  65. Jiro (ジロウ) Japanese form of Jirou. Japanese equivalent to English name “George”. Japanese name meaning “second son”
  66. Koichi (コウイチ) Japanese form of Kouichi. Japanese equivalent to English name “Ethan”. Japanese name meaning “abundant and prosperous”
  67. Kouhei (コウヘイ) Japanese name meaning “prosperous and powerful”
  68. Masaru (マサル) Japanese name meaning “victory”
  69. Masaki (マサキ) Japanese name meaning “sword”
  70. Norio (ノリオ) Japanese name meaning “honorable man”
  71. Ryoichi (リョウイチ) Japanese form of Ryoichi. Japanese equivalent to English name “Roy”. Japanese name meaning “dragon’s son”
  72. Ryota (リョウタ) Japanese name meaning “great, vast, or large”. Japanese equivalent to English name “Bradley”
  73. Shinichi (シニチ) Japanese form of Shinichi. Japanese equivalent to English name “Kenneth”. Japanese name meaning “god’s child”
  74. Shintarou (シンタロウ) Japanese name meaning “new star”
  75. Shou (ショウ) Japanese name meaning “light and brightness”
  76. Taiki (タイキ) Japanese name meaning “large and prosperous”
  77. Takumi (タクミ) Japanese name meaning “skillful artisan”
  78. Tomoya (トモヤ) Japanese form of Tomoya Japanese equivalent to English name “Thomas”. Japanese name meaning “God’s peace”
  79. Toru (トール) Japanese name meaning “bull-calf; hero; warrior; brave man; strong and virtuous man”
  80. Toshiro (トシロウ) Japanese form or Toshirou. Japanese equivalent to English name “Toshiro” Japanese name meaning “fourth son”
  81. Toshiya (トシヤ) Japanese form of Toshirou. Japanese equivalent to English name “Toshiyasu”. Japanese name meaning “virtuous and great”
  82. Wataru (ワタル) Japanese form of Wataru. Japanese equivalent to English name “Wesley”. Japanese name meaning “ocean and water”
  83. Yoshihiro (ヨシヒロ) Japanese form of Yoshihiro. Japanese equivalent to English name “Joshua”. Japanese name meaning “god’s son, or savior”
  84. Yoshikazu (ヨシカズ) Japanese form of Yoshikazu. Japanese equivalent to English name “James”. Japanese name meaning “steadfast and righteous”
  85. Yoshio (ヨシオ) Japanese form of Yoshirou. Japanese equivalent to English name “Harold”. Japanese name meaning “excellent and peaceful”
  86. Yoshitaka (ヨシタカ) Japanese form of Yoshitaka Japanese equivalent to English name “Josiah”. Japanese name meaning “beneficial or possessing virtue”
  87. Yosuke (ヨウスケ) Japanese form of Yousuke. Japanese equivalent to English name “Josef”, but also means “God is gracious”. Japanese name meaning “second son”
  88. Yuuta (ユウタ) Japanese name meaning “elegant and virtuous”
  89. Zenshin (ゼンシン) Japanese name meaning “whole heart”
  90. Zenzo (ゼンゾウ) Japanese name meaning “healthy and vigorous”

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