60 Cool Asian Baby Boy Names For Your Little One

Asian Baby Boy Names With Meanings

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Names are unique. They create a character and make an impact on the people around them. Choosing a good name matters, and the type of name you pick will depend on the trait you want to exude.

If you are looking for cool or cute names for your newborn, keep reading. We’ve got you covered

60 Popular Asian Baby Names for Boys

Choosing pretty Asian names doesn’t have to be hard. We’ve done the legwork for you by making this list.

Name Meaning
Aiguo Aiguo is a modern Chinese name for baby boys. Ai means ‘Love’ or ‘Affection’ while Guo translates to ‘Country’ or ‘Nation’
Asnee Asnee stands for ‘Lightning’ and is a name of Thai origin. It is given to boys who grow up to be ambitious and possess skills great enough to be leaders
Akito Akito is a masculine name that translates to ‘Bright Person’. Kids who are smart or have genius intellect have this name and it is of Japanese origin.
Aizen Aizen is a Buddhist Deity who was known as the God of Love. It is a name of Japanese origin.
Bayani Bayani is a Filipino name for boys and it stands for ‘The Hero’. This name is ideal for kids with strong but just personalities.
Cho There is no business-like Cho business. The meaning of Cho is ‘Butterfly’.
Chongan Chongan is a name of Chinese origin and translates to ‘Second Brother Peace’.
Chenglei Chenglei is a Chinese name for baby boys that translates to ‘Become Great’.
Dewei Dewei is a name of Chinese origin and translates to ‘Great Principles.’ It is popularly being used by many Asian parents for naming their baby boys.
Duc Duc is a name meant for baby boys and literally means ‘Moral/Good.’ Children with a strong sense of justice have this name and it is of Vietnamese origin.
Dingbang Dingbang is a person who protects the country. It is of Chinese origin.
Dechen Dechen is a name of Tibetan origin that stands for ‘health and happiness’. Although used by girls mostly, this name is now being used by baby boys as well.
Eun Eun comes from Sino-Korean origins and translates to ‘Kindness, mercy and charity’. Its meaning changes when it is combined with other words using hanja characters and it can be used as a stand-alone name.
Elison Although of Greek origin, Elison is used by many parents for naming their baby boys. The meaning of Elison is ‘My God is the Lord.’
Eric Eric is a name that translates to the ‘Ever Ruler.’ It is often associated with Eirikr inn Rauda who was a 10th-century navigator responsible for discovering Greenland.
Feng Feng is a Chinese name that stands for ‘Maple.’ It also means ‘Phoenix’ or ‘Peak’ and comes from China.
Fai The meaning of Fai is ‘Growth or Beginning’ and it is from China.
Guozhi Guo Zhi was a politician of the People’s Republic of China. The name Guozhi (one-word) means ‘Fruit Juice’ or ‘Syrup’ and is a really cutesy name for Asian baby boys.
Guangli The meaning of Guangli is ‘Making Propriety Bright.’ Not many babies get this name and it is often tied to Li Guangli who was a Chinese General of the Han Dynasty.
Gembira Gembira is a word hailing from Malay origins and translates to ‘Big-hearted, happy, excited, and cheerful’. It exudes positive vibes and makes a person look forward to new things.
Harsha Harsha translates to ‘Happiness’ in Sanskrit and the name is associated with the 7th-century emperor of Northern Indian.
Hai Hai is a name of Arabic origin and it means ‘Living, Vital.’ It is associated with lucky number 9.
Hieu Hieu is the name of Vietnamese origin. It translates to ‘respected, admired’ and has a Hebrew variant known as Hyew as well.
Haider Hayder translates to ‘Brave, Lion.’ It is an Arabic masculine name and according to Islamic traditions, it is often associated with the cousin of Muhammad Ali who had it as a nickname. It can be used as both a surname and first name.
Harold Harold is a name that comes from Old English origins. It literally means ‘Leader of an army’.
Ishan Ishan is of Sanskrit origin and was a name given to both Lord Ganesha and Lord Vishnu. It has multiple meanings which are ‘Lord’, ‘Master’, ‘Light’, ‘Wealthy’, and ‘Reigning.’
Jiang Jiang means ‘River’ and is a name that comes from China. It is one of the oldest Chinese surnames and has been used by many notable people in the past like the noble of Zhou Dynasty Jiang Ziya and the chancellor of the Tang Dynasty Jiang Gongfu. Additionally, only 0.34% of the Han Chinese population has this name.
Jianguo Jianguo literally translates to ‘Build the Country’ and is of Chinese origin. This unique name is given to those of who are expected of great things in the future.
Jun Jun is a unit of currency in Northern Korea and is also a rare Korean family name. In Japanese, Jun means ‘Pure, clean, or simple’
Juro Juro is a Japanese baby boy name and means ‘Best Wishes’. It has two other meanings to it as well which are ‘Longevity’ and ‘The Tenth Son’ and is given to those of high intellect and power.
Kang Kang is a Chinese name that stands for ‘Wellbeing and health’. It also refers to the brick platforms of Northern China which are built into rooms for warming them up.
Kanji Kanji refers to the system of writing in Japanese through the use of Chinese characters.
Kai Kai is a Hawaiian name for baby boys and the meaning of it is ‘Sea’. It is a name used by various cultures and in Basque it means the ‘Pier of a harbour’.
Ken Ken is a baby boy name which means ‘handsome, born of fire healthy and strong’. It is of Scottish Gaelic origin and is also a Japanese name which has different meanings based on the kanji characters used to write it.
Lei Lei is a Gaelic baby boy name and translates to ‘Handsome, near the chapel, strait, and narrow channel.’ It is also used in China and means ‘Flower bud’.
Lek Lek is popularly used in Buddhism and translates to ‘Small-built person.’ It is of Thai origin and is also an ancient Scottish name.
Liang Liang is a popular surname and translates to ‘a bridge, elevation, or a mast’. Notable figures with this name are Liang, Cheng Ye (the botanist), and Liang Chen, the professional tennis player.
Liu Liu was a name that was once used by the emperors of Han Dynasty. It is of Chinese origin and means ‘Kill, Destroy.’
Makoto Makoto is a unisex Japanese name used by baby boys and translates to ‘Sincerity’ or ‘Truth’. It also refers to Makoto Tezuka who is a famous Japanese film and anime director from Tokyo.
Masao Masao is a Japanese name that stands for ‘Holy’ or ‘Righteous.’ It can have different meanings based on the kanji characters used to write it in Japanese and famous people with this name are Baba Masao, Masao Abe, and Masao Azuma
Niran The meaning of Niran is ‘Eternal, everlasting’ and it also means ‘Ploughed field’ based on its Hebrew origin.
Nobu Nobu means ‘trust’ in Japanese and has another variant meaning of ‘prolong, stretch’ based on its Kanji characters.
Osamu Osama means ‘Discipline, study’ in Japanese. Osamu Tezuka, the creator of the Black Jack manga series was noted for this name.
Park Park is a common name used in Korea for baby boys. When it comes from the Korean noun Bak, it translates to ‘Gourd’.
Phirun In Khmer, Phirun refers to ‘rain’ and references the rain God from the Southeast Asian mythologies.
Ping Ping is a name used by both boys and girls and refers to ‘Even, peaceful’. It is of Chinese origin and it also refers to the Chinese herb duckweed.
Qiu Qiu is a Chinese name that stands for ‘Hill, mound.’ Children with this name often have clarity and go far ahead in life.
Quon Quon is a baby boy’s name and comes from China. It means ‘bright.’
Ryota Ryota is a name of Japanese origin and it means ‘clear, refreshing, good’.
Ryuu Ryuu refers to Dragon and is used commonly in Japan.
Sakda Sakda means Power and children with this name often get attention from their peers.
Sam Sam is short for Samuel and translates to ‘God has Heard’ according to its Biblical traces
Takeshi Takeshi is used amongst common Asian first names and translates to ‘Military’ or ‘Martial’ in Japanese.
Tarun Tarun is used in many South Asian boy names and comes from Sanskrit. It means ‘Young male’ and is popularly used by many Hindi cinema actors.
Utsav Utsav means ‘festival’ or ‘celebration’ and has its origins in Sanskrit.
Varun Varun is a name with many origins from Bengali, Indian, Oriya, and Tamil. It translates to ‘Lord of the Sea’ and also means ‘Infinite’.
Vishal Vishal stands for ‘Great’ and ‘Powerful’. It is a common name given to Hindu baby boys.
Wing Wing is a name of Chinese origin and means ‘Glory’
Xiu Xiu is a Chinese name that stands for ‘Beautiful, elegant, or outstanding’
Zen Zen is one of the best unique names for baby boys. It means ‘Religious’ or ‘Living’ n Japanese.

First of all, congratulations on your newborn!

Now that you have an idea, refer to this list whenever you need, ask your family for ideas, and go with the one that sounds right. Good luck!

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