Malaysian Submitted Surnames

Malaysian names are used in the country of Malaysia in southeast Asia.
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.
Albakri Arabic, Malaysian
Alternate transcription of Albakri also used in Malaysia.
Alif Malay (Arabized, Rare, Archaic)
"Good friends" "Close friend" "Best friend" "Companion" "Close companion" "Kind" "Meek" "Gentle" "Compassionated" "soft"
Bolkiah 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]
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.
Fong Malaysian
Malaysian version of Feng, which originates from the southeast of Chang'an in Shaanxi Province.
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 Arabic, Urdu, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name Nuh.
Nor Arabic, Maranao, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name Nor 1.
Radzhan Indian, Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali, Malaysian
Alternate transcription of Rajan.
Rajan Indian, Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali, Malaysian
From the title Raja or Raj denoting a South Asian king or prince; mainly used in Southern India.
Rajani Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Malaysian
Meaning unknown, either from the titles Rajan, Raja, or Raj, or from the given name Rajani.
Rashidin Malaysian, Kazakh (Rare)
From the given name Rashid.
Sepat Malay, Indonesian
Refers to a freshwater fish.
Tapah Malay, Malaysian
Originated from the name of a freshwater fish, "Ikan Tapah".
Then Malaysian
Possibly a form of Chen or Shen used by Chinese Malaysians.
Virk 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.