How do you address a Indonesian name?
Indonesians usually address with ‘Bapak’ or ‘Ibu’ or ‘Saudara/i’. Sometimes it is followed with the person’s name. For example, Bapak Ahmad.
Why Indonesia has no surname?
No. See, in Indonesia we don’t have strict naming convention. It means that parents can choose to give surname to their children. It is all depends on the parents really.
Are Indonesians called Indo?
The term “Indo” is first recorded from 1898, as an abbreviation of the Dutch term Indo-Europeaan. Other terms used at various times are ‘Dutch Indonesians’, ‘Eurasians’, ‘Indo-Europeans’, ‘Indo-Dutch’ and ‘Dutch-Indos’.
What is IR in Indonesian name?
Ir (Insinyur) or Drs (Doktorandus, for women use Dra) are old academic titles inherited from the Dutch which are no longer given by university since the 90s. Doktorandus is the equivalent of an English MSc, Insinyur is a bachelor in engineering. dr (dokter) means that the bearer is a medical doctor.
How do Indonesians name their kids?
In general, Balinese people name their children depending on the order they are born, and the names are the same for both males and females. The firstborn child is named Wayan, Putu or Gede, the second is named Made or Kadek, the third child goes by Nyoman or Komang, and the fourth is named Ketut.
Why do Indonesians have 1 name?
The Javanese, who represent about 40 percent of Indonesia’s population and account for the nation’s largest single ethnic group, tend to favor one name. For example, the Javanese leader Sukarno has a daughter named Megawati (who rose to become vice president) — but she had a “suffix” surname, Sukarnoputri.
What is the race of Indonesia?
|Ethnic groups||Population (million)||Main Regions|
|Sundanese||31.765||West Java, Banten, Lampung|
|Malay||8.789||Sumatra eastern coast, West Kalimantan|
|Madurese||6.807||Madura island, East Java|