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150+ Chinese Baby Boy Names and Meanings

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Chinese Names for Baby Boys

Chinese Names for Baby Boys

Popular Chinese Language Name Ideas for Males

Congratulations on your baby boy! Now it's time to pick the perfect name. Are you looking for a Chinese name? If you appreciate the beautiful tonal languages of China (all 302 individual living languages) like standard Chinese (Mandarin), Cantonese, Shanghainese, or Fuzhou, your family is Chinese, or maybe you have a multicultural family and want to honor your family's history, this name list is perfect for you.

Parents often assign a Chinese name to their son with meaning. A Chinese name signifies the traits and characteristics a son will carry with them in their lifetime. It's important to not that most hanzi (characters or logograms) can be translated into English but not all are fully translatable.

Happy searching for a modern, traditional, or popular name, and don't forget to share your favorite names below!

Chinese Name Ideas for Baby Boys in English

NameMeaning

Aiguo

Love of country

An

Peace

Bai

White

Bambang

Solider

Bengt

Blessed

Biming

Clear

Bingwen

Bright

Bo

Waves

Bojing

Admiration

Boqin

Respect

Chang

Spirit

Changpu

Simple

Chao

Suprassing

Chaun

Secure

Chen

Great

Cheng

Accomplished

Cheung

Good luck

Chi

Younger generation

Chuanli

Propriety

Chun

Bloom

Chung

Intelligent

Zhang Yong

Zhang Yong

NameMeaning

Da

Attainment

Deli

Virtuous

Deming

Bright

Dingbang

Protector of country

Dong

East; winter

Duyi

Whole

Fai

Beginning

Feng

Sharp blade

Fu

Wealthy

Gan

Adventure

Gang

Strong

Gen

Root

Guang

Light

Gui

Noble

Guotin

Leader

Hai

Sea

Hao

Perfect

He

Peace of the river

Heng

Eternal

Hong

Swan

Hop

Agreeable

Hou

Noble

Hua

Prosperous

Huan

Happy

Hui

Splendor

NameMeaning

Jia

Great

Jian

Healthy

Jianyu

Universe

Jie

Pure

Jig

Quick

Jin

Gold

Jinhai

Golden sea

Jun

Truth

Kang

Well-being

Kong

Sky

Kun

Universe

Kuo

Vast

Lei

Thunder

Li

Strength

Li jun

Logic, ruler

Li qiang

Logic; strong

Li wei

Logic; high power

Liang

Bright

Lie jie

Logic; hero

Ling

Compassion

Liu

Willow

Lok

Happiness

Li Wei

Li Wei

NameMeaning

Manchu

Pure

Mingli

Bright

Mingyu

Bright jade

Minsheng

Voice of the people

Ning

Spirit

On

Peace

Park

Cypress tree

Peizhi

Respectful

Ping

Stable

Qi

Enlightenment

Qiang

Strong

Qiao

Handsome

Qing

Sky blue

Qiu

Autumn

Qu

Interesting

Quon

Bright

Ru

Bright

Shan

Mountain

Shen

Spirit

Popular Chinese Baby Boy Names

NameMeaning

Shilin

Intellectual

Shing

Victory

Shoi-ming

Sunshine

Shui

Like water

Song

Pine tree

Susu

Quiet

Sying

Star

Tai-hua

Handsome

Taio

Distinguished

Tao

Waves

Tengfei

Soaring

Tu

Earth

Tung

Universal

Wang

Wish

Wang lei

King; thunder

Wang wei

King; power

Wang yong

King; brave

Wei

Great

Weiyuan

Depth

Weizhe

Sage

Wen

Cultured

Wenyan

Refined

NameMeaning

Xiang

Circling

Xin

New

Xing

Rising

Xue

Studious

Yang

Model

Yanlin

Beijing forest

Ye

Bright

Yi

Firm

Ying

 

Yingjie

Brave

Yingpei

Admire

Yong

Brave

Yongrui

Lucky

You

Friend

Yuanjun

Joy

Zhixin

Ambitious

Zhong

Loyal

Zhou

Assist

Zian

Peace

Zihao

Hero

Bolin

Bolin

© 2019 Layne Holmes

What's your favorite name?

Eyoung on August 11, 2020:

Well name

Hello on June 09, 2020:

Mingyu is Korean I believe :)

Layne Holmes (author) from Bend, Oregon on November 04, 2019:

Thank you for your feedback Jennifer! Glad you enjoy the list!

Jennifer on November 02, 2019:

I love your names for newborn baby boys !❤️❤️

Layne Holmes (author) from Bend, Oregon on May 27, 2019:

Thanks for the read Liz

Liz Westwood from UK on May 27, 2019:

This is a comprehensive and interesting list.