Male Japanese Dog Names

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Here is a list of some popular male Japanese dog names, along with their meaning and kanji.

Aki – “bright / autumn” (明 / 秋)
Akihiro – “great brightness” (明宏)
Akio – “bright man” (昭夫)
Akira – “bright / clear” (明 / 亮)
Aoi – “blue” (碧)
Arata – “new, fresh” (新)
Atsushi – “industrious director” (敦司)
Ayumu – “walk dream, vision” (歩夢)
Dai – “great, large” (大)
Daichi – “great land” (大地)
Daiki – “great glory / great nobility” (大輝 / 大貴)
Daisuke – “great help” (大輔)
Eiji – “eternity order” (永次)
Fumio – “literature, scholarly hero” (文雄)
Goro – “fifth son” (五郎)
Hachiro – “eighth son” (八郎)
Hajime – “beginning” (肇)
Haru – “spring (as in season)” (春)
Haruki – “shining sun” (陽輝)
Haruo – “man of spring” (春男)
Haruto – “sun flying” (陽斗)
Hayate – “smooth” (颯)
Hayato – “falcon person” (隼人)
Hibiki – “sound, echo” (響)
Hideaki – “excellent bright, shining” (英明)
Hideki – “excellent timber trees” (英樹)
Hideo – “excellent husband, man” (英夫)
Hideyoshi – “excellence good” (秀良)
Hikaru – “light, radiance” (光)
Hinata – “sunflower / facing towards the sun” (向日葵 / 陽向)
Hiraku – “open, expand” (拓)
Hiro – “generous” (寛)
Hiroaki – “wide, spacious light” (広明)
Hiroki – “vast timber trees” (弘樹)
Hironori – “chronical of command, esteem” (博紀)
Hiroshi – “generous” (寛)
Hiroto – “great,large flying” (大斗)
Hiroyuki – “great journey” (宏行)
Hisao – “long living man, husband” (寿夫)
Hisashi – “long time director, ruler” (久司)
Hiskoa – “cautious, reserved” (密)
Hitoshi – “motivated person” (人志)
Hotaka – “tall grain” (穂高)
Ichiro – “first son” (一郎)
Isamu – “brave, courageous” (勇)
Isao – “merit” (勲)
Itsuki – “timber trees” (樹)
Jiro – “second son” (二郎)
Jun – “obedient” (順)
Junichi – “obedient first (son)” (順一)
Juro – “tenth son” (十郎)
Kaede – “maple” (楓)
Kaito – “ocean flying” (海斗)
Kaoru – “fragrance” (薫)
Katashi – “firm” (堅)
Katsu – “victory” (勝)
Katsuo – “victorious, heroic man” (勝雄)
Katsuro – “victorious son” (勝郎)
Kazuhiko – “harmonious boy” (和彦)
Kazuhiro – “great harmony” (和宏)
Kazuki – “harmony hope” (和希)
Kazuo – “man of harmony” (和夫)
Ken – “strong, healthy” (健)
Kenichi – “strong, healthy first (son)” (健一)
Kenji – “strong, healthy second (son)” (健二)
Kenshin – “modest truthful” (謙信)
Kenta – “large strong, healthy” (健太)
Kichiro – “lucky son” (吉郎)
Kin – “gold” (金)
Kiyoshi – “purity” (淳)
Kohaku – “amber” (琥珀)
Kouki – “light hope” (光希)
Kouta – “great peace” (康太)
Kunio – “country man” (國男)
Kuro – “ninth son” (九郎)
Kyo – “cooperation” (協)
Madoka – “circle, round” (円)
Makoto – “sincere” (誠)
Mamoru – “protector, guard” (守)
Manabu – “study, learn” (学)
Masa – “just / true” (正 / 真)
Masaaki – “pleasing brightness” (良昭)
Masahiko – “righteous boy” (正彦)
Masahiro – “great prosperity” (昌宏)
Masaki – “great timber tree” (昌樹)
Masanori – “model of righteousness, justice” (正則)
Masao – “righteous man” (正男)
Masaru – “victory” (勝)
Masashi – “righteous aspiration” (正志)
Masato – “righteous person” (正人)
Masayoshi – “righteous, honorable” (正義)
Masayuki – “righteous blessing” (正幸)
Masumi – “true clarity” (真澄)
Michi – “pathway” (道)
Michio – “man on a journey” (道夫)
Mikio – “tree trunk man” (幹夫)
Minori – “truth” (実)
Minoru – “truth” (実)
Mitsuo – “shining hero” (光雄)
Mitsuru – “satisfy, full” (満)
Nao – “honest” (直)
Naoki – “honest timber tree” (直樹)
Noboru – “ascend, rise” (翔)
Nobu – “prolong” (延)
Nobuo – “faithful, trustworthy man” (信夫)
Noburu – “expand” (伸)
Nobuyuki – “truth joy” (信幸)
Nori – “to rule” (儀)
Norio – “lawful man” (法男)
Osamu – “disciplined, studious” (修)
Ren – “lotus / love” (蓮 / 恋)
Riku – “land” (陸)
Rikuto – “person of land” (陸人)
Rokuro – “sixth son” (六郎)
Ryo – “refreshing, cool” (涼)
Ryoichi – “good first (son)” (良一)
Ryota – “great refreshment” (涼太)
Ryuu- “dragon, imperial” (龍)
Ryuunosuke – “nobleman’s predecessor” (隆之介)
Saburo – “third son” (三郎)
Sadao – “righteous hero” (貞雄)
Satoru – “wise, fast learner” (聡)
Satoshi – “wise, fast learner” (聡)
Seiichi – “refined, pure first (son)” (精一)
Seiji – “refined, pure second (son)” (精二)
Shichiro – “seventh son” (七郎)
Shigero – “heavy man” (重夫)
Shigeru – “luxuriant, well grown” (茂)
Shin – “truth” (真)
Shinichi – “true first (son)” (真一)
Shinji – “true second (son)” (真二)
Shinobu – “endurance” (忍)
Shiro – “fourth son” (四郎)
Sho – “to fly” (翔)
Shoichi – “flying son (first)” (翔一)
Shoji – “flying son (second)” (翔二)
Shouta – “big flying” (翔太)
Shuichi – “disciplined, studious first (son)” (修一)
Shuji – “disciplined, studious second (son)” (修二)
Sora – “sky” (昊 / 空)
Souta – “large sudden” (颯太)
Susumo – “to advance, proceed” (進)
Tadao – “loyal, faithful man” (忠夫)
Tadashi – “loyal, faithful” (忠)
Taichi – “large first (son)” (太一)
Taiki – “great radiance, shine” (大輝)
Takahiro – “of great value, nobility” (貴大)
Takao – “nobleman” (貴夫)
Takashi – “prosperous, noble” (隆)
Takayuki – “noble journey” (隆行)
Takehiko – “bamboo prince” (竹彦)
Takeo – “warrior hero” (武雄)
Takeshi – “fierce warrior” (武)
Takuma – “opening truth” (拓真)
Takumi – “artisan” (匠)
Tamotsu – “protector, keeper” (保)
Taro – “large son” (太郎)
Tatsuo – “dragon, imperial hero” (竜雄)
Tatsuya – “to be imperial, dragon” (竜也)
Tetsuya – “philosophy, clear” (哲也)
Tomio – “wealth, fortune” (富)
Tomohiro – “west village” (西村)
Toru – “penetrate, make clear” (徹)
Toshi – “wise” (慧)
Toshiaki – “advantageous light” (利明)
Toshio – “genious leader, hero” (俊雄)
Toshiyuki – “of wisdom” (智之)
Tsuneo – “consistant hero” (恒雄)
Tsutomu – “diligence” (勤)
Tsuyoshi – “strong” (剛)
Yamato – “great harmony” (大和)
Yasu – “peace” (康)
Yasuo – “man of peace” (康夫)
Yasushi – “peaceful” (靖)
Yoichi – “sunshine, positive first (son)” (陽一)
Yori – “trust” (頼)
Yoshi – “lucky / righteous” (吉 / 義)
Yoshiaki – “righteousness shining” (義昭)
Yoshikazu – “good peace, Japan” (良和)
Yoshinori – “excellent model” (佳範)
Yoshio – “joyful life” (吉生)
Yoshiro – “righteous son” (義郎)
Yoshito – “ceremonial, correct person” (儀人)
Yoshiyuki – “righteous journey” (義行)
Youta – “great sunlight” (陽太)
Yuichi – “heroic first (son)” (雄一)
Yuji – “heroic second (son)” (雄二)
Yuki – “happiness / snow” (幸 / 雪)
Yukio – “blessed hero” (幸雄)
Yutaka – “bountiful, rich” (豊)
Yuu – “gentle” (優)
Yuudai – “great hero” (雄大)
Yuuki – “gentle, superior hope” (優希)
Yuuma – “gentle, superior truth” (優真)
Yuuta – “great bravery” (勇太)
Yuuto – “gentle person” (悠人)