500+ cute nicknames for grandma in different languages

nicknames for grandmaOur grandparents are one of the people that have made great impacts on our lives. Grandmothers more especially could be so special to us for the remarkable words of wisdom and tales or stories they told us years back.

Those unique recipes that would only come from grandma are those things that keep us tight with them.

Now you are an adult and for the love you have for your grandma, you would like to give her an interesting nickname which will keep her emotions lively each time you call her by the name.

Here in this article, I have given you great suggestions as to nicknames you can give your grandma.

It not arguable that sometimes our grandmas could be stubborn and insist they choose the names themselves. Let her choose the name herself because I believe her being happy is a priority. Let us move on then.

TRADITIONAL NICKNAMES FOR YOUR GRANDMA

To begin with, there are names that see commonly given to grandmothers. They could be referred to as standard nicknames for grandmas because they have become a sort of tradition passed down from to us from times past. You could choose any from the list:

  • Granny
  • Grannie
  • Gams
  • Gram
  • Gammie
  • Grandmama
  • Grandmum
  • Grandma
  • Nanny
  • Nan

NICKNAMES FOR GRANDMA IN VARIOUS LANGUAGES

You could be stylish enough to choose a nickname for your grandma from the list of names for grandma in various international languages. You may want to try a new language by giving her an ‘alien’ name:

  1. In French (Grand-meré)
  2. In Italian (Nonna)
  3. In German (Oma or Omi)
  4. In Spanish (Abuela)
  5. In Polish (Babecia)
  6. In Greek (Giagia)
  7. In Portuguese (Avó)
  8. In Swahili (Bibi)
  9. In Danish (Mormor)
  10. In Irish (Mhamo)
  11. In Hungarian (Nagymama)
  12. In Russian (Babuska)
  13. In Japanese (O baachan)
  14. In Hawaiian (Kuku Wahine or Tutu)
  15. In Korean (Halmeoni)
  16. In Afrikaans (Ouma)
  17. In Igbo in Nigeria (Nne nne)
  18. In Albania (Gjyshe)
  19. In Dyirbal in Australia (Babi or Gumbu)
  20. In Hebrew (Savta)
  21. In Somali (Ayeeyo)
  22. In Lithuanian ( Senelé)

FUNNY AND CUTE NICKNAMES FOR YOUR GRANDMA

You want to recreate your grandma, giving her a cute name would go a long way in doing that. These cute names are actually sweet and they sound really interesting. These names will make her feel new and alive thereby keeping her longer. Make your choice from the list below:

  • Lolly (Grandpa will then be Pop)
  • Bunnie
  • Cookie
  • Gee
  • Geema
  • Tinkerbell
  • Honey
  • Granny Pie
  • Mini-Ma
  • Queenie
  • Sweetie
  • Honey
  • Tootsie
  • Pumpkin pie
  • Pittypat
  • Mermie
  • Momsy
  • Granny cupcake
  • Darling
  • Dearest
  • Lala
  • Bebe
  • Coco
  • Sweets
  • Mumzy
  • Ban-nana
  • Mimi
  • Maymay
  • Yaya
  • Lola
  • Candy
  • Sassy
  • Tennie
  • D-Mama
  • Gimmy

There are funny names too which will always leave faces glowing and hearts light. Make your grandma feel cool by either choosing or suggesting these funny names:

  • Golden Girl
  • Insta-Gram
  • GrimGram
  • Thatcher
  • The Oldster
  • The Antique
  • The Matriach
  • The Big Boss
  • The Relic
  • C Moma

More nicknames for grandmas

NanaMormoFarmorOma
MimzMimzyMociute (maternal Lithuanian)MomMom
MomoMomsieMomu (maternal Aborigine Australian)MooMaw
MooMooAmmaApaBobo
BibiBamawBammawBig mama
BubbleDamaDaMaDammaw
EemaEemawEmaG
GadaGadGeeGadgiGadgy
GamaGammaGammiMumMum
MunerMungaMuttiGammy
GamiGannaGanniGanny
GaniGanGanG-maGommie
GommyGramGrammaGrama
GrammieGrammyGramommieGrams
GranaGranannyGrandmaGrand gran
GrandmaGrand momGrand motherGrand Nan
Nagyanya (Formal Hungarian)NahneeNainiNain (maternal Northern Welsh
Nali’ (paternal Grandmother American Indian Navajo)NamiNanNani
NanaNannaNanni (maternal Grandmother Urdu India)Nannie
NannyNanu (maternal Bengali)Nenek (Indonesian)Nenibe (Malagasy)
Neske’e (maternal American Indian Cheyenne)Ngin (paternal Grandmother Cantonese)NinaNini
NinnyNkuku (maternal African Botswanan)NonaNonna (maternal Italian)
Nookmis (American Indian Ojibway)Nookomis (American Indian Ojibway)GranmaGran mama
Gran MomGrannaGrannyGumma
JammaMamawMameyMarmi
MarmeMaw MawMay MayMay Mee
MemaMeemaMeMawMimaw
MemoMeemoMimoMee Mee
AvoaBebiaGrossmutterOma
YayaGigiaJaryiKapuna Wahine
PunaTuTuKukuSavta
SaftaNagyanyaYanyaAnya
AmmaThankur maDidaDidima
Daadi maAjjiDaadiNaani
DadoNenekObaasanOba Chan
SoboObabaHalmoniVecmate
SittiBubbyBubbeNaina
NainiNainMamguDanh Ta
BaBe giaBausiaEne
AnneanneBabanneBuyuk AnneYai
YaPathiTetaJadda
Gross MamiMor MorStara MamaBabicka
BabaMicaMaataamahiiPitaamahi
BuncicaAvoBabkaBabcia
JajaZsa zsaBushaGigi
NannaNenibeSeneleMocitue
DaDaadi (paternal Grandmother Urdu India)Daadima (maternal Hindi – India)Dandy
Danh tá (maternal Formal Vietnamese)DeedaDeeDeeDiDi
DeedleDidaDidima (maternal Grandmother Bengali  – India)Dido
DondaDooDahElisi (pronounced similar to ay-lee-see) (maternal Cherokee)Enisi (ay-nee-see) (paternal Cherokee)
Fafa (paternal grandmother Danish)Farmor (paternal grandmother Sweden)GrannieGrannyMama
Grootmoeder (Dutch)Grossmami (Formal Swiss)Grossmutter (Formal German)Guggy
GummyHajurmua – shortens to Mua  (Nepal)Halmoni (maternal Korean)Hammaw
Henna (maternal African Berber dialect)HoneyHopieJaja
Zsa-ZsaBushaGigi (maternal informal Polish)Jaryi (maternal Guarani)
Kapuna Wahine (maternal Formal Hawaiian)KukuTutu Puna (maternal Informal Hawaiian)Ma-Gar
Ma-mawMa’saani (maternal American Indian Navajo)Maataamahii (maternal Grandmother Sanskrit)Madar Bozorg (maternal Farsi)
MaeMaeMah-mehMaimeo (maternal Informal – Irish/Gaelic)Makhulu (maternal African Venda dialect)
Mamaay (paternal Aborigine Australian)MamaeMamanMamar
Mamgu maternal Southern Welsh)MamiMamieMamm-Baour (Breton NW France)
Mamm-gozh (maternal Breton)MamoMamooMater
Abbie or AbbaBambiBa-nanaBoomie
MawMaw (maternal Cajun)MeemaMeemerMeepa
MemereMetzmayr (maternal Armenian)MimiBubbles – for a grandma with a bubbly personality!
BunnyCha-chaCookieDear
DarlingDearestFluffyGranny Cupcakes
Granny MammyGranny PieHoneyHuggy or Huggly – perfect nickname for the Grandma who loves hugs!
Lolli or LuluLoveyMermieMini-Ma
BambaBebeBelle or BellaCC
ThatcharThe pruneCreakyGranky
Insta gramGolden girlMainMa – For the grandma who had a formative place in your life.Grammager – The perfect funny nickname for a grandma who likes to manage everything.
Grandzilla – A funny nickname for the grandma who can be a bit of a monster!GrimGram – For the grandma who doesn’t have a sunny outlook on life.The OldsterThe Matriarch
The AntiqueTime travellerThe Big BossThe Relic
The FossilHellfire – For the religious grandma who is fond of a bit of ‘hellfire and brimstone’.Baby Kochamma – Named for the grandma in ‘The God of Small Things’ by Arundhati RoyNapa – For the wine-loving grandma!
Nano – For a small grandma.Cee CeeHempstock – From the grandmother in Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’.G-Ma
LiaNimiNimaPippa
PippyMay mayMomsyMoo-Moo
MuffyNanooNooniPeaches
PittypatPumpkin PieQueenieSnuggy or Snuggums
SunnySweetieTootsieTwinkles – For the grandma with a twinkle in her eye.
MemeMimiMimaMimma
MimsyMinnyMomaMomaw
MomoMom MomMomsyMum
MumsMumsyMumseyNama
NammaNanNanaNanna
NannyNe-maNeneNini
NinnaNinnyNinniGjyshe
E-Ni-SiNeske’eMa’saaniNali’
NookmisNookomisNonaNonna
NoniNoNiNoNeeNonni
NonnyOnaJaddahJiddah
TatikAmonaBabkaMamm-gozh
MawMawIaiaÀviaNgin
PoPoZumuWài póBaka
BedstemoderFarmorMorMorGrootmoeder
AvinVa naemaMadar BozorgApohang babae
LolaIsoaitiMummoBomma
AvoaOnna Gigi
YayaMawmawSavtaGeema
BoomaLolaMemeGramms
OumaPippyPippaPoppy
TeenieTeenyNai NaiBanma
GrammieGrumpaAmaA-May
MegaOmaOpaMawa
GiggyMumzieDedushkaWang
Oba-Chan (maternal Formal – Japanese)Obasaan(maternal Formal – Japanese)Obaba (maternal Informal – Japanese)Old Meme
Oma (maternal informal German, Dutch)OmmyOuma (maternal Afrikaans)Hammy
NandyLoloPopG Top
NanuNainaAmiAimee
AmmyBabePoPo (maternal Cantonese)RahRah
RooRooSafta (maternal Hebrew)SashaSassy
Savta (maternal Hebrew)Seanmhair (maternal Formal – Irish/Gaelic)Senele (maternal Lithuanian)Sitti (Lebanese)
Sobo (maternal Formal – Japan)Stara Mama (maternal Slovenian)SugarTata
Tatik (maternal Armenian)Teta (informal Arabic & Syrian)Thakur-ma (Bengali Paternal – India)Tipuna Wahine (Aborigine Polynesian Maori dialect)
TootsTuTu (Informal Hawaiian)BaboUgogo (African Zulu dialect)
Umakhulu (African Xhosa dialect)UnaBaccaBamba
BamaBammaBellaBirdie
Bon BonVanaema (Estonian)VavoVuhVuh
Vecmate (Latvian)CeceCiciCoco
DallyDandyFancyFammy
Wài pó (maternal Grandmother Mandarin)WeetoYa (maternal Grandmother Thai)Yai (paternal Grandmother Thai)
YanyaAnya (Informal Hungarian)YayaGigia (maternal Greek)
Fo-MaFaux MaFoxyGaga
Gandy MomGangyGan GeeG-Dawg
ZeidyZsa-ZsaBushaGigi
Jaja (informal Polish)Zumu (paternal Grandmother Mandarin)GGGidget
GinjaParnanaParnaniNana
NaniMaMausiMausa
MamaMamiMomaMo Mo
Maure MeBamaw (Bammaw)BubbieBumps
DaMaDammawEema (Eemaw)GadGee (or Gadgi,Gadgy)
GaMa (Gamma)Gammi (Gammy, Gami)GannaGanni (Ganny, Gani)
Gommie (Gommy)GramGrammaGrammie (Grammy)
Gram-mommieGramsGrananaGrananny
GrandmaGrandmomGrandnanGranma
GranmamaGranmomGrannaGranny
GummaMamawMamey (Mammy)Mammaw
MamsMarmi (Marme)MawMawMayMay
MaymeeMeMa (Meema, MeMaw, Mimaw)MeMo (MeeMo, Mimo)MeeMee (MeMe, MiMi)
Mima (Mimma)MimmyMimsyMinny
MoMa (MoMaw, MoMo)MumMumsMumsy (Mumsey)
Nama (Namma)NanNana (Nanna)Nanny
Ne-maNinnaNinny (Ninni)Nona (Nonna)
Noni (NoNee, Nonni, Nonny)OnaOnnaMay May
PiloMausaGrand MommyGrand Momsi
MamusaMaoruMie MieMo Mo
MoiesyBabchiBoompaBig Momma
Gran MaryBig MaBemaBella
BeaBawBarkerinoBirdie
BablooBah BlahDaidoBlue Granny
Brown GrannyBoop BeeBompBoppa
Bop BopBoomaBpsNaunee
BuddaBuck theadBudnaBuddy
GigiDaddorBusiaJaja
ButchyGummyBusiaJaja
DappyChicken NanaCeshaDead Nana
Bul BulChiefChappyCracker
Gin GinCiabaGrumpaGrams
Choclote ShirleyCookieCukooCup cake
Gummy BearNemoFredThe Baby
SpotLittle FlowerBlueNuggie
Little monkeyZuGinaLilly
Cutie pieFluffy CandyCotton CandyMaggie
PennyJamieTobyLisa
TedBarbiePrincessLittle angel
NenNoonAninaCloud
EgeAngusBaxterCalvin
DavidCallumBenjiBeckett
AsherDavesAugustusFitz
MontyPhilPhillipOliver
OllieRemingtonVincentBilly
VinTurmanThaddeusWim
WilliamTadBaby BatBaby A
BlueberryCornbreadBugGus
LagniappeSpoutThe BeebsTadpole
PopperSpawnFee TeeGummy
BellyOrangeLolaDove
FruityCheeseBlushTomato
RainbowCatLemonWOW – Mom upside down
HoneyDeux – Grandmother was Honey mother was HoneyDeuxGrandma JeepGrandma Honda – Grandmas of boysGrannie back on the farm
G momGeedaGedaGeezer Girl
GitaGee MAGlamamaGlammy
M.GogiGogoGrammar
MoomaMommooMom MomMombo
MoMarMometteModieMinny
MiniMiamiMiaMemot
Me MomMee MerM’dearMaysi
May MayMaynaManniMama Mia
MamiMammiLolaLela
LeeloLiloLaylaLally
LalaKittyHammaGummy
GreaGreahGraylorGran Manny
GraniGranniGraneeGranita
GranetteGrananGrandyGrandi
Gran DeeGrandioseMomsyMona
MoneeMumicaMummersMumu
MunaNanoNanimaNaunee
NecieNeemaNomaNother Mother
NimoOther MotherOniePama
PebblesPippaPomaPomma
SalsaSoosaSugarSugie
ShugieTamaTammaTammy
TamsyTee MaUmaUmma
VannaWombaWelaYa yo
YamaYanaAbbaBambi
BabboBananaBeemarBig Mom
Big gramAbbaBambiBamboo
BananaBeemerBig GramBiggieMa
BiggieMamaBoomaBoomieBubbles
BunnyCha-chaChattyCiaba (cha-bah)
CookieDearDearieDearMa
DizzyDodieDoodieDooty
GabbyGabbyGadgetGitchey
GoGoGoMaGrammugGrampoo
GrancieGrancyGrandmutterGranny Mame
TutuMimiGmaGoma
BubbieNannyMameyMomsy
NoniOnaMaayyMomu
ZumuWai poAanagaAvo
BabushkaBubbyBusiaGrimmi
GrinniGrinnyHappyHoney
HuggyHugsHugmeJamagramma
JammaKhakieKakieLolly
LolliLuluLoveyLoveyDovey
LulaMamabearMamacitaMambo
MaxiMaMayzieMermieMini
MiniMaMommoMomsyMoogie
MoogsMoo-MooMoreMomMoreMama
MuddyMufferMuffyMuff
MumpyMumpsNanamyNanoo
MemeLollyNooniNuNu
PeachesPittypatPomPomPuddy
PumpkinPunkyQueenBQueen Bee
QueenieSew-SewSewMaSloMa
SnuggySnugsSnuggumsSunny
SweetieSweetumsTeaMaTink
TinkyTinkerbellTootsTootsie
TwinkieTwinklesUnniUpsy
UttermutterUddermudderWickyGarrimaay
MamaayMomuTipuna WahineHenna
NkukuAmbuyaBibiNyanya
MakhuluUmakhuluUgogoOuma
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