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11 Beautiful Indonesian Names and What They Mean

Beautiful Indonesian girl | © rudy0help / Flickr
Beautiful Indonesian girl | © rudy0help / Flickr
Indonesians take the noble task of naming their children very seriously. From the way the name sounds to meanings, all are considered to determine a decent and graceful name for the beloved. As a popular saying goes, ‘a name is a prayer you give to a child’.Discover beautiful Indonesian names and what they mean.

Indah

Female | From Indonesian, meaning “beautiful” | Pronounced een-dah

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Nur

Female | Derived from Arabic نور, meaning “light” | Pronounced noor

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Fitri

Female | Derived from Arabic, meaning “purity” | Pronounced fee-tree

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Annisa

Female | Derived from Arabic النِّسَاء, meaning “lady” | Pronounced ah-neesa

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Kartika

Female | Derived from Javanese, meaning “shining star” | Pronounced car-tee-kah

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Dewi

Female | Derived from Javanese, Sanskrit, meaning “goddess, angel” | Pronounced dea-wee

Bayu

Male | Derived from Sanskrit Vāyu, meaning “wind” | Pronounced baa-you

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Rizky

Male | Derived from Arabic قْزِر , meaning “blessings” | Pronounced reez-key

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Fajar

Male | Derived from Arabicفجر, meaning “dawn, morning” | Pronounced faa-jar

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Budi

Male | From Indonesian, meaning “good manner, wisdom” | Pronounced boo-dee

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Reza

Male | From Indonesian, meaning “love of justice”; from Islamic vocabulary, meaning “hope” | Pronounced ray-zah

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