Brunei is an independent sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in South China Sea and surrounded by the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. Remaining parts of Brunei is divided between Malaysia and Indonesia countries.

76% Bruneian lives in urban areas. In 2014, 65.7% of the population were Malay, 10.3% are Chinese, 3.4% are indigenous, with 20.6% smaller groups making up the rest. The official language of Brunei is Malay.

If we are talking about religion of Brunei, Islam is the official religion. Two-thirds of the population, including the majority of Bruneian Malays and Bruneian Chinese, adhere to Islam. Other faiths practised are Buddhism (13%, mainly by the Chinese) and Christianity (10%). Ambuyat is the main dish and Adai-adai is the main song and dance for the Bruneian people.

Bruneians have different way to welcome new born baby. Father or another senior male relative whisper the azan or call to prayer into both the baby’s ears, so they may grow and become part of the ummah. Honey is rubbed against the baby’s palate or tongue, so that the child may grow sweet.

The baby is usually named seven days following the birth in a small ceremony attended by immediate family. Parents are encouraged to give their children meaningful names, especially in Arabic.

Bruneian Boy Names:

Andy Tino Zainul Syukri Azwan Zafran
Erick Eruandy Zidy Alias Laclaclac

Bruneian Girl Names:

Shiika Madihah Tan Rara Hani Zunnur
Linda Aqilah Zyrha Dee Bebe Syukri
Adilah Diana Angelyn Anu Cmz Maria
Sg Angelina Dixie Patricia Rafidah Nursyafiqah
Susan Amira Syi Phyphy Ernnie Dewi

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