121 Indonesian Baby Names With Meanings

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Still, can’t decide on a baby name? How about picking an Indonesian name for your child?

Indonesia is a thriving country with hundreds of linguistic and ethnic groups. This sovereign state, consisting of over 18000 islands, is home to over 700 indigenous languages. But to understand Indonesian baby names, you first need to know where they come from.

Indonesian names reflect the rich culture and heritage of the country. The naming conventions of Indonesians reflect the polyglot nature of the country. Indonesians do not follow the Western naming practice of a given name, followed by the family name. Most of the parents pick only one name for their children, which is culturally or geographically specific. For example, names ending with ‘o’ are Japanese and names beginning with ‘Su’ are Sumatran. Names with origins in Kawi, Arabic, and Sanskrit, are preferred by modern parents.

Browse through MomJunction's tons of Indonesian baby names and their meanings below. You can even bookmark your favorite names for later. Isn’t that amazing?

NAMESMEANINGGENDER
AbyasaCleverBoy
AdhiarjaSafetyBoy
AdikaThe first child of the second husbandBoy
AdiratnaA beautiful jewelGirl
AgungGrand or greatBoy
AhmadMuch praised. One of many names of the prophet Muhammad.Boy
Ahmadzulkiflian Indonesian voice actor, who was used to be worked at PTBoy
AjijVariant of Aziz, powerful, respected, belovedBoy
AmishaThey are pure, truthful and beautiful beings whith a heart of goldGirl
AnggaBoy
AngkasaThe skyGirl
AnnisaA satisfied human being who is friendlyGirl
AriefOne who is clever and intelligentBoy
ArifKnowing; Knowledgeable; Wise; Intelligent; Sage;Boy
AuliaGood friend and companionGirl
BagaskoroSun raysBoy
BagusHandsome or excellentBoy
BaktiAn obedient boyBoy
BanyuWaterBoy
BaskoroMidday sunBoy
BasukiTo flourishBoy
BataraGodBoy
BerkahGod's giftBoy
BuanaA whole worldBoy
BudiTo have reason, mind or a characterBoy
BudiwatiThe wise oneGirl
BulanA moon and the month in indonesianGirl
CahyaOne who is the light in darknessUnisex
CahyonoLightBoy
ChahayaLightBoy
CindyAbbreviation for Cinderella, Cynthia and LucindaGirl
CiptaTo createBoy
CitraPicture, image, a form of art, an artist's impressionGirl
DarmaGood deed or dutyBoy
DavidA beloved friendBoy
DewiThe GoddessGirl
DiahA young and powerful girlGirl
DiannA burning candle; Lord of wineGirl
DumadiBecomingBoy
EasGoldBoy
EkaThe first born childUnisex
ElangFalconBoy
ElokA beautiful woman, or jewel.Girl
EndahBeautiful, one who is excessively beautiful.Girl
FadhlanA gift from GodBoy
FarahArabic name for happinessGirl
FarelBoy
FarrellOne who winsBoy
GalangTo assembleBoy
GemiRefers to uncertain or unsure life time.Unisex
GesangLife or aliveBoy
GunadiSomething that's meaningful, meaningful.Boy
GuritnoPoetess or poeticGirl
Gusthe most coolest kid ur ever metBoy
Gussthe most coolest kid ur ever metBoy
HarumA woman who smells good.Girl
HenryEstate rulerBoy
IndahBeautiful, a beautiful woman. A variation of Endah.Girl
IntanDiamondBoy
IntenA variant of Intan, meaning diamondGirl
IrenePeaceGirl
IsmayaGod like or wiseBoy
JayachandraOne who wonGirl
JoyoVictoriousBoy
KabulKabul means Fulfilled Wish or PrayerBoy
KadekYounger sibling. The name is generally given to second child.Boy
KaliappaKaliappa means Bud.Boy
KemalaBeautiful stoneGirl
KemuningA yellow flower found in Indonesia.Girl
KersenCherry in Indonesian language.Boy
KevinKevin means He is Born as Gentle ChildBoy
KristionoA Christian man or a follower of Christmas.Boy
KristiyanaA Christian woman.Girl
KulonKulon means the WestBoy
LegiSweetGirl
LestariEverlastingGirl
MaharaniShe who rules the empireGirl
MariaVariation of Mary or Miriam which means Bitter or Wished-for childGirl
MarshandaA brave and bold girl.Girl
MawarRose in Indonesian language.Girl
MegaA girl who is like the CloudsGirl
MelatiJasmine FlowerGirl
MentariThe Sun, who gives powerful light to whole world.Unisex
MerpatiA doveGirl
MlathiJasmineGirl
MurniPure, a pure soul.Girl
MustikaA talisman or a magical stone.Girl
NdariFull moonGirl
NingratNobleGirl
NingrumInside the soul.Girl
NingsihWith loveGirl
NurulBright, nimble, sunlit, sunny.Girl
PanutaGood example or one who leads by example.Boy
PerdanaThe First; An Indoneasian name meaning firstBoy
PermataPrecious stones.Girl
PertiwiThe earthGirl
PramanaTo be full of wisdom and knowledgeBoy
PratamA person who belongs to the highest, first statusBoy
PuspitaA woman who has all the qualities of the flowerGirl
PutraTo be someone's sonBoy
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