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The Comprehensive Guide To Names For GrandparentsWhen Nan and Pop simply won't do...

Sometimes, names are not just given to babies. Some parents also want to be given their own names when they become grandparents.

Commonly, grandparents are called “Grandpa or Grandma” or “Grammy”, but there are grandparents who prefer to be called by their first names. However, others want cute names for them.

So, we’ve compiled some of the cutest names we could find that are just perfect for your kids to call their grandparents!

The Comprehensive Guide To Names For Grandparents

For your lovely grandmother…

A

  • Aggie
  • Ama
  • ama sani
  • Amatchi
  • Ammaw
  • Anneanne (maternal Turkish)
  • Anyu
  • Audie

B

  • Ba (maternal Vietnamese)
  • Babicka, Babi (maternal Slovakian)
  • Babs
  • Babushka, Busha, Buka, Baboo (maternal Russian)
  • Bammer
  • BB, BeBe
  • Bebia (maternal Georgian)
  • Bedstemoder (maternal Formal Danish)
  • Beybey
  • Big Meme
  • Bo
  • Bumba
  • Bunny

C

  • CeCe, ChiChi
  • ChooChoo
  • Cookie
  • Cuppa

D

  • Da
  • Daadi (paternal Grandmother Urdu India)
  • Daadima (maternal Hindi – India)
  • Dandy
  • Deeda
  • DeeDee, DiDi
  • Deedle
  • Dido
  • Donda
  • DooDah

E

  • Elisi (pronounced similar to ay-lee-see) (maternal Cherokee)
  • Enisi (ay-nee-see) (paternal Cherokee)

F

  • Fafa (paternal grandmother Danish)
  • Farmor (paternal grandmother Sweden)

G

  • Ga
  • Gabba
  • Gamma
  • Gam Gam
  • Gee, Gee-ma, Gee-Mama, Gege
  • GG, Giggy, Gigi
  • Gima
  • Ging
  • Glama
  • Godmor, Bestemor (Norwegian)
  • Goobie
  • Goona
  • GraGra
  • Grammie, Grammy
  • Grandma
  • Grandma Nana
  • Grandmama
  • Grandmommy
  • Grandy
  • GranGran
  • Granni
  • Granna (combination of Grandma and Nana)
  • Gummy

H

  • Hajurmua – shortens to Mua  (Nepal)
  • Halmoni (maternal Korean)
  • Hammaw
  • Honey
  • Hopie

J

  • Jadda, Teta (Syrian)
  • Jaddah, Jiddah (maternal Formal Arabic)
  • Jaja, Zsa-Zsa, Busha, Gigi (maternal informal Polish)
  • Jaryi (maternal Guarani)

K

  • Kapuna Wahine (maternal Formal Hawaiian)
  • Kuku, Tutu Puna (maternal Informal Hawaiian)

L

  • Lala, Lela
  • Lola (Tagalog Philippines)
  • Lolly, Lolli
  • Lolo (maternal informal Filipino)
  • Lovely

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