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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 "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

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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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NykkiJo Says:


Far more usable than its variant 'Kakarot.'

Mikey_pp Says:


I have to make sure my husband never realizes this is a possibility....

LostKid Says:


Don't do it.