Indonesian Submitted Surnames

Indonesian names are used on the island nation of Indonesia in southeast Asia. See also about Indonesian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ackbar Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Alternate transcription of Arabic أكبر (see Akbar), as well as the usual Indonesian and Malay form. It is typical of Indonesia.
Assagaf Arabic, Indonesian
Variant of Al Saqqaf primarily used in Indonesia.
Assagaff Arabic, Indonesian
Variant of Al Saqqaf primarily used in Indonesia.
Assegaf Arabic, Indonesian
Variant of Al Saqqaf primarily used in Indonesia.
Assegaff Arabic, Indonesian
Variant of Al Saqqaf primarily used in Indonesia.
Bakhtiar بختيار Persian, Urdu, Indonesian, Malay, Bengali
From the given name Bakhtiar.
Banjar Indonesian, Arabic
From the name of the Banjar people, itself derived from Javanese mbanjarke meaning "separate, rearrange, organize". This surname is common among people of Indonesian ancestry in Saudi Arabia.
Batawi Indonesian, Arabic
Means "Betawi" in Arabic, referring to an ethnic group native to the city of Jakarta in Indonesia. The name itself is from Batavia, the capital city of the Dutch East Indies (located in present-day Jakarta)... [more]
Bugis Indonesian, Arabic
From the name of the Bugis people, itself derived from the endonym Ugi' of uncertain meaning. This surname is common among people of Indonesian ancestry in Saudi Arabia.
Bukit Indonesian
Means "hill" in Indonesian.
Cancer Various, Indonesian, Spanish
From Latin “Crab”. Mostly used in Indonesia.
Dewi Indonesian
Derived from the given name Dewi 2.
Faden Arabic, Indonesian
From the name of the Indonesian city of Padang, commonly found among people of Indonesian descent in Saudi Arabia.
Felemban Arabic, Indonesian
Name for someone from the city of Palembang in South Sumatra, Indonesia. This name is mostly borne by Saudis of Indonesian descent.
Gajah Indonesian, Batak
From Sanskrit Gaju, meaning “Elephant”.
Gulo Indonesian, Nias
From the Nias clan name Gulö, possibly derived from the name of the clan's ancestor, Kulo Ana'a.
Gunawan Indonesian
Indonesianized version of various Chinese surnames (including 陳 Chen, 郭 Guo, etc.), under the social and political pressure during the New Order era (1966–1998) in Indonesia toward Chinese Indonesians.
Hippy Indonesian (Rare)
This surname was born in Sulawesi Island, Indonesia. However as time passes and people move on, this family can now be found on Java Island.
Lee Vietnamese, Hmong, Thai, Khmer, Lao, Burmese, Filipino, Tagalog, Malay, Indonesian, Hawaiian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese
Korean, Vietnamese, Hmong, Thai, Khmer, Lao, Burmese, Filipino, Malay, Indonesian, Hawaiian, and Japanese form of Li 1 or Li 2... [more]
Lie Indonesian
Indonesian spelling of Li 1.
Matheas Indonesian
From the given name Matheas, a variant of Matthias. This surname is found among Indonesian populations.
Matheos Indonesian
From the given name Matheos, a variant of Matthias. This surname is found among Indonesian populations.
Mawar Indonesian
Means "rose" in Indonesian.
Muis Dutch, Indonesian
From Dutch muis meaning "mouse". Common in Indonesia.
Muslim Arabic, Indonesian, Pakistani, Indian (Muslim)
From the Arabic مُسْلِم (muslim), the active participle of أَسْلَمَ (ʾaslama) "to surrender, expose" (from the same root of the word Islam). The term denotes a follower of Islam.
Nangka Indonesian
Means "jackfruit" in Indonesian.
Njoo Indonesian
Variant of Nyoo.
Noer Arabic, Indonesian
Indonesian variant of Nur based on Dutch orthography.
Noh Arabic, Urdu, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name Nuh.
Nor Arabic, Maranao, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name Nor 1.
Nyaua Indonesian (Rare)
Originally descended from the Pamona tribe, Central Sulawesi which means stinging like a hornet.
Nyoo Indonesian
Indonesian variant of Yang via Dutch
Ooy Indonesian
Indonesian spelling of Huang, based on Hokkien Ooi.
Pohon Indonesian
Means "tree" in Indonesian.
Raees Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Arabic, Indonesian
From the Arabic tile رَئِيس (raʾīs) meaning "chief, leader".
Rarung Indonesian
Meaning unknown. This surname is mainly found on the tribe of Minahasa in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Rumbia Indonesian
Named after the rumbia fruit in Indonesia.
Sari Indonesian
Means "essence" in Indonesian. In 2014, this was the most common surname in Indonesia.
Sekewael Indonesian
The last name Sekewael is an original name from one of the island in Maluku. That one island name is "Negeri Oma." The meaning of Sekewael is "The Guardian of the River" because in "Negeri Oma" any body want to use the river of the water they have to ask for permission by Sekewael family... [more]
Sepat Malay, Indonesian
Refers to a freshwater fish.
Setiawan Indonesian, Javanese
From the given name Setiawan.
Sigumbang سيكومبڠ Indonesian, Minangkabau
Alternate transcription of Sikumbang.
Soetoro Indonesian
Soetoro is the surname of the Indonesian stepfather of 44th president Barack Hussein Obama ll named Lolo Soetoro.
Suparwatiningsih Indonesian
Possibly a combination of the given names Suparwati and Ningsih.
Toi Indonesian
Indonesian for Cai.
Virk ورک Filipino, Indian (Sikh), Muslim, Urdu, Sanskrit, Tagalog, Indonesian, Malaysian, Spanish (Philippines)
Villages in the Punjab region of Subcontinent had the surname of “Virk” . Mostly occupied by Muslims and Sikhs of the Jat Clan. The name means “Wolf” or “Gift of God”, it’s meaning is unclear... [more]
Wahab Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Urdu
From the given name Wahab.
Widjaja Indonesian
From the Indonesian word wijaya meaning "victory".
Yesua Indonesian
From the given name Yesua, a variant of Yeshua. This surname is found among Indonesian populations.
Yudas Indonesian, Swahili
From the given name Yudas.