Malaysian name and gender database

The Malaysian database contains 9.007 first names categorized by gender and 9.379 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in Malaysia and gives background information about the database.

is not ver well organised and only have a few open data initiatives. Countries like have a reasonable quality first name, last name and gender database. Unfortunately we didn't receive an official Malaysian name and gender database. The 9.007 first names we detected in Malaysian are based on official first names from other countries. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 32.242 public profiles that we found in Malaysian open data sources.

Popular Malaysian first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Mohd 543 2.8% Indian Saudi Arabian Emirati
Muhammad 500 2.6% Pakistani Indonesian Nigerian
Ahmad 266 1.4% Indonesian Pakistani Syrian
Nurul 194 1.0% Indonesian Bangladeshi American
Mohamad 160 0.8% Lebanese Syrian German
Amirul 126 0.7% Bangladeshi Indonesian Indian
Khairul 119 0.6% Indonesian Bangladeshi Indian
Jason 116 0.6% American British Canadian
Muhamad 110 0.6% Indonesian Egyptian Iraqi
Daniel 110 0.6% American British German
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 32.242 Malaysian profiles from which 19.318 (60%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Malaysian first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Nur 195 1.5% Indonesian Turkish Bangladeshi
Firdaus 121 0.9% Indonesian Singaporean Indian
Wan 100 0.8% American Indonesian South Korean
Farah 89 0.7% American British Pakistani
Siti 87 0.7% Indonesian American Italian
Sarah 81 0.6% British American Canadian
Michelle 79 0.6% American British Canadian
Nadia 67 0.5% American British French
Nor 54 0.4% Indonesian American German
Melissa 52 0.4% American British Canadian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 32.242 Malaysian profiles from which 12.924 (40%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Malaysian last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Tan 552 1.7% American British German
Lee 454 1.4% American British German
Lim 432 1.3% American British German
Wong 399 1.2% American British German
Chan 230 0.7% American British German
Ahmad 226 0.7% American British German
Chong 187 0.6% American British German
Ismail 186 0.6% American British German
Abdullah 166 0.5% American British German
Ong 165 0.5% American British German
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 32.242 Malaysian profiles having 9.379 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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