121 Indonesian Baby Names With Meanings


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.

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EkaThe first born childUnisex
ElokA beautiful woman, or jewel.Girl
EndahBeautiful, one who is excessively beautiful.Girl
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
IndahBeautiful, a beautiful woman. A variation of Endah.Girl
IntenA variant of Intan, meaning diamondGirl
IsmayaGod like or wiseBoy
JayachandraOne who wonGirl
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
KristionoA Christian man or a follower of Christmas.Boy
KristiyanaA Christian woman.Girl
KulonKulon means the WestBoy
MaharaniShe who rules the empireGirl
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
MurniPure, a pure soul.Girl
MustikaA talisman or a magical stone.Girl
NdariFull moonGirl
NingrumInside the soul.Girl
NingsihWith loveGirl
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
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