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Gender Masculine
Usage Japanese
Scripts さとる(Japanese Hiragana) サトル(Japanese Katakana) 悟, 聡, 智, 知, 了, 哲, 聖, 暁, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. SAH-TO-ṘUU  [key]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 悟 (satoru) meaning "enlightenment", 聡 (satoru) meaning "smart", 智 (satoru) meaning "wisdom", 知 (satoru) meaning "knowledge", 了 (satoru) meaning "understanding", 哲 (satoru) meaning "philosophy", 聖 (satoru) meaning "virtuous" or 暁 (satoru) meaning "daybreak". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well. This is also a Japanese verb meaning "to know" or "to understand", Satoru is also the root of the Zen Buddhist word Satori (悟り) meaning "enlightenment".

Famous bearers is Satoru Okada, Japanese general manager of Nintendo Research & Engineering and Satoru Nakajima, Japanese former racing driver.
Added 8/27/2016 by cutenose
Edited 3/8/2020 by m4yb3_daijirou and cutenose