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Gender: Male Meaning of Goku: "aware of emptiness" Origin of Goku: Japanese

The name Goku is a boy's name of Japanese origin meaning "aware of emptiness". Goku and is often added to lists like Video Game Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like ""Names Searched Right Now" Challenge".

From the experts:

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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Pop Culture References for the name Goku

(Son) Goku, main character in manga/anime series "Dragon Ball Z" and its spin-offs
Son Goku, German rock band
Goku, Jena's pet frog in "Wildwood Dancing" by Juliet Marillier