5 Names of Jokowi’s Grandchildren, All Unique and Have Beautiful Meanings Lifestyle – 6 hours ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has five grandchildren from his two children, namely Gibran Rakabuming and Kahiyang Ayu.

Jokowi’s five grandchildren are known for having unique names and strong Javanese and Arabic cultural philosophies. Not only that, there is a beautiful meaning behind the names of Jokowi’s five grandchildren.

The oldest grandson is Jan Ethes, who often joins Jokowi in various events. Jan Ethes is the son of Gibran Rakabuming, who has official status as vice presidential candidate accompanying Prabowo Subianto.


Below are the names of Jokowi’s five grandchildren

The name of Jokowi’s grandson who was born from the marriage of Gibran Rakabumung and Selvi Ananda

1. Jan Ethes Srinarendra

Photo: President Jokowi’s grandson, Jan Ethes, caused a stir because he was a player escort or companion to Argentine goalkeeper, Emiliano Martinez. (Twitter @gibran_tweet)

Jokowi’s first grandson is Jan Ethes Srinarendra who was born on March 10 2016. Jan means ‘very’, then Ethes means ‘dexterous’. While Sri Narendra means ‘intelligent leader’.

Jan Ethes now has the status of an elementary school student at Focus Independent School Solo.

2. La Manah Valley

President Jokowi Visits Solo Safari, Surakarta, January 23 2023. (Youtube Screenshot)Photo: President Jokowi Visits Solo Safari, Surakarta, with his grandchildren on January 23 2023. (Youtube Screenshot)

La Lembah Manah is the younger brother of Jan Ethes. Again, a name that is unique and rarely heard.

His father, Gibran, explained that the meaning of the Manah Valley is humility. Meanwhile, the prefix ‘La’ at the beginning of the name is taken from the Javanese abbreviation, namely luwes anakku, lomo anakku. Flexible and lomomer are adjectives in Javanese which mean flexible, quick to adapt and happy to share.

La Lembah Manah was born at PKU Muhammadiyah Solo Hospital in November 2019.

The name of Jokowi’s grandson who was born from the marriage of Kahiyang Ayu and Bobby Nasution

1. Sedah Mirah Nasution

Moment of President Jokowi with grandchildren Sedah Mirah and Panembahan Al Nahyan watching a cultural carnival on the occasion of the 77th anniversary of Indonesian independence, Wednesday, 17 August 2022. (Muchlis Jr - Presidential Secretariat Press Bureau)Photo: Moment of President Jokowi with grandchildren Sedah Mirah and Panembahan Al Nahyan watching the cultural carnival at the commemoration of the 77th anniversary of Indonesian independence, Wednesday, 17 August 2022. (Muchlis Jr – Presidential Secretariat Press Bureau)

Jokowi’s next grandchild is Sedah Mirah Nasution who is the first daughter of the couple Kahiyang Ayu and Bobby Nasution. Sedah Mirah was born on Wednesday, August 1 2018 in Jakarta and is Jokowi’s second grandchild.

The name Sedah Mirah comes from Javanese which contains the hope that her daughter will become a charming, pious and generous child for the people around her.

Meanwhile, Nasution is the surname of his father who currently serves as Mayor of Medan.

2. Panembahan Al Nahyan Nasution

Panembahan Al Nahyan at Kaesang & Erina's wedding (Instagram screenshot)Photo: Panembahan Al Nahyan at Kaesang & Erina’s wedding (Instagram screenshot)

The name of Jokowi’s next grandson is Panembahan Al Nahyan Nasution. This is the second child of Kahiyang and Bobby. Jokowi’s fourth grandson was born on August 3 2020 at YPK Mandiri Hospital.

It is known that there is a special meaning to the name Panembahan Al Nahyan Nasution. Quoted from various sources, ‘Panembahan’ is a person who is held in high esteem or whose level is below the title of Sultan or Great King.

Then, ‘Al Nahyan’ itself comes from Arabic which means a wise person. This name is also one of the most honorable surnames for families in the United Arab Emirates. Meanwhile, Nasution is the surname of his father, namely Bobby Nasution.

3. Panembahan Al Saud Nasution

Jokowi’s last grandson was named Panembahan Al Saud Nasution. This name is similar to his older brother who is called Nahyan.

The couple’s youngest child, Kahiyang and Bobby, was born via caesarean section at Pondok Indah Hospital, Jakarta, on August 25 2022.

Just like his older brother, Jokowi’s grandson uses the name ‘Panembahan’ which means someone who is held in high esteem.

Meanwhile, Saud is one of the names of the king in Saudi Arabia. Apart from that, in Arabic, ‘saud’ or ‘su’ud’ also means good luck and someone who is blessed.

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