Dewi is an Indonesian female name (as well as an Indonesian word), the Indonesian form of Devi meaning “goddess” from Sanskrit devi देवी (goddess, female deity) which ultimately derives from a PIE origin.
Dewi is also a Welsh male name, the Welsh form of David meaning “beloved” from Hebrew, as well as a Welsh surname originating from the given name.
Origin: Proto-Indo-European; Hebrew
Meaning: an Indonesian female name “goddess”; a Welsh male name “beloved”
Usage: Indonesian, Welsh
- Dewey (English)