20+ Best German Pet Names For Cute Terms Of Endearment

Pet names are a cute way to show people we love them.
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The affection in our hearts for all the lovely people in our life fills us with joy.

Choosing cute and affectionate names for people we love helps to cement bonds. A term of endearment is a phrase or word used to describe our loved ones and German terms of endearment are so sweet that they are used by people all around the world.

Family and friends are little treasures, they deserve all of your love and a great pet name. But choosing a cute pet name can be a difficult task at times. Choosing the best term of endearment for your loved ones can take a lot of effort if you want to be sure of the background of the name, its origin and the meaning of the name.

That's where we come in! A German term of endearment is perfect for showing your love. From Schatzi meaning "sweetheart" to Pikkolo or Kind meaning  "baby", we have put together some of the most popular German terms of endearment for those who you love.

For more naming ideas, also take a look at these cool nicknames for boys and these names with the best nicknames.

German Pet Names For Boys

Find the perfect name for your little bear boy here.

Looking for a sweet German name for your boy to be known by at home. You can choose from the following list of  German pet names.

1. Bärchen (berchen) It means "lovable like a teddy bear". The name is perfect for your little bear.

2. Champ is a sweet name for a child. It means "champion".

3. Beau (bo) means a "person that is very beautiful". This German name is prevalent in many countries.

4. Hörnchen is a sweet name. It means "as sweet as a  croissant".

5. Honigkuchenpferd (honikkuchenferd) The sweet name means "someone who is full of luck".

6. Grinsebär (grinseber)  means "smiling like a bear". This name is adorable.

German Pet Names For Girls

Choose the cutest endearments from this list.

You may want to find graceful German names for your daughters or sisters. Here are the best German terms of endearment for lovely girls in your life.

7. Mausi means “little mouse”. You can use this sweet name for your charming mother, daughter or sister but we think it suits children best.

8. Augenweide this name means "beautiful and gracious".

9. Dornröschen (dornroeschen) is the equivalent to "sleeping beauty" in German.

10. Allerliebste, when you use this cute name, you are simply saying that your little girl is the best.

11. Pocahontas is a term used to compare a girl to the famous beauty in German.

12. Perle, the name beautifully draws comparison to a pearl.

13. Blume compares a pretty girl to a flower. You might want to call your daughter this adorable pet name.

14. Babe is a common favorite pet name among Germans. It is used to describe a sweet baby.

Unisex Nicknames In German

Unisex names for boys and girls.

Sometimes you might not just want to choose from gendered nicknames for your near and dear ones. You can choose from these nicknames which are suitable for both boys and girls.  You can even use Säugling, Kleine, as they mean baby in English.

15. Schatz means "treasure ". You can use this to show that you treasure your family and friends.

16. Liebling is the second most popular nickname after Schatz, means "darling".

17. Herzblatt (hertzblat), another name that is widespread in Germany, it means "sweetheart".

18. Sonnenschein refers to "sunshine". If your loved one has brought happiness and sunshine in your life, then you might find this to be the perfect name..

19. Engel means "angel", perfect for a heavenly child.

20. Juwel (djuel) means "gem". You may use this German name to express your feelings towards your children who are your little gems.

Kidadl has lots of great name articles to inspire you. If you liked our list of German pet names then why not take a look at some girl names with boy nicknames, or for something different take a look at these hipster boy names.

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