"aware of emptiness"

Goku Origin and Meaning

The name Goku is a boy's name of Japanese origin meaning "aware of emptiness".

Goku is the name of the protagonist of the popular "Dragon Ball" manga series, which was turned into a live action film. The character of Goku is reportedly based on Sun Wukong, the hero of the Chinese legend Journey to the West.

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Goku in Pop Culture

  • (Son) Gokumain character in manga/anime series "Dragon Ball Z" and its spin,offs
  • Son GokuGerman rock band
  • GokuJena's pet frog in "Wildwood Dancing" by Juliet Marillier