35+ Japanese Baby Names for Boys with Interesting Meanings

They say every baby is unique. No one can argue with that.

However, some parents would want to make sure that their newborn baby is unique from the very beginning. That starts with the baby names.

Names can be very difficult to decide for some parents.

There are several ways for parents to choose the name for their newborn baby.

The Internet offers a lot of baby names that parents may choose to give their newborn baby.

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An option that is also becoming very popular nowadays is choosing Japanese baby names.

We compiled some of the Japanese baby names for boys that have very interesting meanings. 

Japanese baby names for boys that mean strong

Kenji - Strong and vigorous; intelligent second child

Ken - This name is used for a boy with the qualities of being studious, strong and healthy, and modest.

Kenta - A boy who is big, strong, and healthy

35 Japanese Baby Names for Boys with Interesting Meanings
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35 Japanese Baby Names for Boys with Interesting Meanings

Japanese baby names for boys that mean intelligent, honest or wise

Akihiko - A bright, intelligent child

Sana - Brilliance; exceptional talent or intelligence towards things

Chikao - A clever and wise individual

Kei - Square Jewel, Blessing, Wise

Naoki - An honest person

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Japanese baby names for boys that mean flame or fire

Hinote - flame or blaze

Kaen - flame or blaze

Kaki - flame

Kasai - conflagration (a fire that causes significant property or land damage)

Takibi - fire

Yaketsuku - burn, blaze, flare, or ignite

35 Japanese Baby Names for Boys with Interesting Meanings
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35 Japanese Baby Names for Boys with Interesting Meanings

Japanese baby names for boys that are associated with the universe

San - sun

Tsuki - moon or lunar

Wakusei - planet

Riku - wise sky

Ichirin - sun

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Popular Japanese baby names for boys

Hiroto - soar or big flight

Reo- flourishing or vigorous

Touma - top of the mountain

Yuuto - helpful person

Fuji - beautiful and unusual, Fuji means to honor the majestic mountain.

Haruki - spring child

Botan - means peony, a beautiful flower associated with riches and honor.

Raiden - Japanese God of thunder

Takeo - strong as bamboo

35 Japanese Baby Names for Boys with Interesting Meanings
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35 Japanese Baby Names for Boys with Interesting Meanings

Other Japanese baby names for boys

Hyousuke - Helpful soldier

Jiro - second son

Jomei - means joy and love music

Kyo - village

Kurapati - house of treasures

Makoto - a sincere person

Maru - something precious

Miki - means tree

Taiga - Well-mannered person

Tadaaki - means faithful light

Takashi - devoted piety

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