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Call her grandmother, nana, grandma, or any other grandma names; she will always love us no matter what.

A grandmother does her best to make us feel better. So, why not bestow her with a few grandma nicknames to make her feel special once in a while?

Grandmother names that are unique, sweet, and cute will surely put a smile across her face. Our grandparent wants to feel close to the family as much as possible and calling her cute names like Mimi, Yia Yia, Tutu, or even a southern style of 'Gigi' as a nickname for grandma indeed makes a grandmother feel the most loved member of the family. Other names for grandma are Grammy, Cici, Mia, Nan, Amm. Check the lists below for alternative grandma names that are cute, unique, and would be perfect for your one lovely grandmother.

If you are interested in more names, take a look at Grandpa Names, and Names for Grandpa

Traditional Grandma Names

Nicknames for grandma, you said? Yes, of course! Grandma nicknames have existed since old times. Here are a few popular G and M- sound, cute alternative granny nicknames that your grandmother will absolutely adore.

1. Gabby.

2. Gadji.

3. Gamma.

4. Gammy.

5. Geema; is a common term used for older women.

6. Gidgee.

7. Gigi, a trendy term used as the first name by Gigi Hadid, will surely make your grandma feel like the new star of the house. Using the same term twice always makes names for grandma quite attractive.

8. Gimmy.

9. Gogo.

10. Golly.

11. Gram.

12. Gram-Gran; is a combination of two terms used as grandparent names.

13. Gramma.

14. Grammers.

15. Grammy; why not give your music lover grandma the famous award by naming her after the 'Grammy' awards.

16. Grams.

17. Gran.

18. Grancy.

19. Grandma; how can the list be complete without the simple grandma name that tops all charts behind?

20. Grandmama.

21. Grandmom.

22. Grand Momma.

23. Grand nana.

24. Mama.

25. Marmee; a name used for a mother or the older woman in the literary work named 'Little women' can be something that relates the best to your grandma.

26. Meems.

27. Mema.

28. Mima.

29. Moo.

30. Mooti.

Grandma Names From Different Nationalities

Older women in the family, when given cute grandma names, feel at home.

All languages have a different name for the straight term 'grandmother'. These little names that you can call a grandma with sound so unique and can be used for your favorite elder member in the family.

31. Abuela - Spanish term for a grandma.

32. Avo - Portuguese.

33. Ayeeyo - Somali.

34. Babushka - Russian; it is quite a unique name for a grandma.

35. Babcia - Polish.

36. Bomma - Flemish. This can be one of the great alternative names for grandma.

37. Bubbe - Yiddish is a perfectly cute term for your bub or the cute little grandma.

38. Dadi/Daadee - Hindi.

39. Grand-mère - French for grandma.

40. Halmeoni - Korean.

41. Lola - Filipino; quite a name that follows the famous film named 'Run Lola Run'.

42. Mhamó - Irish.

43. Muthashi - Malayalam.

44. Nene - Turkish.

45. Nonna - Italian for grandma; it is quite a common term used by non-Italians too.

46. Obaachan - One of the Japanese names for grandma.

47. Oma - German; is the opposite of Opa use for a grandfather.

48. Ouma - Afrikaans.

49. Savta - Hebrew.

50. Seanmhathair - the Irish word for grandmother.

51. Senelė - Lithuanian; gives an intimate feel of the sound and meaning of the moon.

52. Sobo - Another one of the Japanese names for grandma.

53. Tutu - Hawaiian; it is a cute name for an old lady who loves the beachy vibes.

54. Vovo - Portuguese.

55. YaYa - Greek for grandma.

56. Zumu - one of the Chinese alternative names for a grandma.

Names For Young Grandmas

No matter how old your grandmother gets, she will usually stay the young one (at heart) in the family. Here are a few cool names for grandma that your young at heart grandmother will love.

57. ABBA; got a '70s grandma? ABBA is the perfect name for your grandparent as it would remind your grandma of the famous '70s famous pop supergroup.

58. Abbi.

59. Amma.

60. Birdie.

61. Bunny; a grandparent that's closest to the bunny rabbit, this is the cute name for your old cutie.

62. Giggy.

63. G-Ma.

64. G-Mom.

65. Insta-Gram; perfect grandma name for the techie or the big smartphone lover grandma.

66. Kitty.

67. Lita.

68. Mawa.

69. MawMaw; the name that Southerners call their grandmas.

70. MayMay; is a mainstream term used in the internet culture reference.

71. Mimi.

72. Mom Mom, almost referring to mother's mother, who is your grandmother. Perfect name, right?

73. Nans.

74. Nonnie; adding an '-i.e.' makes the name sound even more loving.

75. Thatcher.

76. Tita; is a variation or short for the Spanish Abuela.

77. Yammy.

78. Yia Yia; is a new name pronounced as 'Ya - Ya'.

Cute Nicknames For Grandmothers

Cute granny names for your cute grandmother will always leave a sweet impression on her. Here's a list of the new and cute names for grandma that will be perfect for your special grandparent.

79. Babai.

80. Bebe; isn't your grandma the best Bebe you'd want by your side?

81. Bubbles; cute name for your free-spirited grandma.

82. Bun Bun.

83. Cici.

84. Coco.

85. Cookie.

86. Gaga; your grandma would go gaga over the name 'Gaga' and not just because it belongs to Lady Gaga,

87. Gam Gam; repeating a term twice does make it sound adorable as one of the grandma names.

88. Gee.

89. Glamma; for a glam gran.

90. Honey; an endearment that surely fits perfectly well for your grandma and not just you as a grandchild.

91. Lala.

92. Love; aren't grandparents someone who deserves this endearment? They'd surely admire being called out as 'Love' in their life.

93. Mumu.

94. Mumzie; though it sounds more like a nickname for the mother, you can use it as a close adoring term for your grandma too.

95. Nana.

96. Nandy; the sound of 'D' in the name makes the whole name stand out to an ordinary listener and will pass the same effect for your grandmother every time you'd call her out.

97. Sweetie; the '-i.e.' ending truly makes the trick work for making your sweet grandmother feel loved all the same.

98. Sweets.

99. Zaza; the use of 'Z' always will make a name stand out and is the new trend for any names or nicknames.

Fun And Funny Grandma Names

Our grandmothers do so much for us, so calling her with cool grandma nicknames will surely make her feel close to you.

Fun-related grandmother names will always make your grandma feel great and blush like a baby too. Here are a few cute grandma names' ideas that your little grandma will love.

100. Bella; a grandmother is nothing less than beautiful, so this is a proper name to make her feel beautiful too.

101. Candy; sweet as the candy, the name is perfect for the candy of your eye.

102. Cookies; a grandmother who loves cookies? This is the apt name for that lovely old lady.

103. Foxy; a woman is like a fox no matter what age she reaches; this is the perfect name for your sassy grandma.

104. Grammakins.

105. Granny Pie; if you can call your loved person a 'sweetie pie' why not do the same for your lovely grandma too.

106. Hammy; a made-up name for the grandma that loves hams more than anything.

107. Kitty.

108. Lola.

109. Lolly.

110. Marmie; just a variation of the name Marmee.

111. Meema.

112. Minny.

113. Momo.

114. Momsie.

115. Moomins.

116. MooMoo.

117. Nan.

118. Nani.

119. Nanna.

120. Nanny; another common term used for grandmothers.

121. Neena.

122. Queenie.

123. Sassy; what a better name than the term sassy itself for your chic grandma?

124. Sugar.

125. Sweetie pie.

126. Teenie.

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Sassy and Alternative Grandma Names then why not take a look at something different like Old Lady Names or Old Man Names.

Written By
Rajnandini Roychoudhury

Rajnandini is an art lover and enthusiastically likes to spread her knowledge. With a Master of Arts in English, she has worked as a private tutor and, in the past few years, has moved into content writing for companies such as Writer's Zone. Trilingual Rajnandini has also published work in a supplement for 'The Telegraph', and had her poetry shortlisted in Poems4Peace, an international project. Outside work, her interests include music, movies, travel, philanthropy, writing her blog, and reading. She is fond of classic British literature.

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