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

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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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.