Malay Submitted Surnames

Malay names are used in Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, and Thailand.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ackbar اکبر Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Alternate transcription of Arabic أكبر (see Akbar), as well as the usual Indonesian and Malay form. It is typical of Indonesia.
Alif ألف Malay (Arabized, Rare, Archaic)
"Good friends" "Close friend" "Best friend" "Companion" "Close companion" "Kind" "Meek" "Gentle" "Compassionated" "soft"
Bakhtiar بختيار Persian, Urdu, Indonesian, Malay, Bengali
From the given name Bakhtiar.
Bolkiah بلقیة Malay (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Arabic وَاقِيَة‎ (wāqiya) meaning "protector, preserver", or it may be an alteration of the Hadhrami surname بلفقيه (Balfaqih) from Arabic الفَقِيه (al-faqīh) meaning "the jurist"... [more]
Danial دانيال Arabic, Persian, Malay, Indonesian, Maguindanao
From the given name Danyal.
Elyas Ethiopian, Filipino, Malay
Form of Elias, latinized version of the Hebrew Eliyahu, "My God is Yahweh", found in Ethiopian, Filipino and Malay populations. See also the first names Elias, Elijah.
Jasmay ياسمي Malay
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]
Noh نوح Arabic, Urdu, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name Nuh.
Nor نور Arabic, Maranao, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name Nor 1.
Sepat Malay, Indonesian
Refers to a freshwater fish.
Tapah Malay, Malaysian
Originated from the name of a freshwater fish, "Ikan Tapah".
Wahab وهاب Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Urdu
From the given name Wahab.