113 Canadian Nicknames

Akinwalere Olaleye
Feb 29, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on Aug 26, 2022
Edited by Adebayo Husayn
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Cool Canadian nicknames are of great interest to travelers worldwide.
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Canada is one of the most popular countries in the Northern hemisphere.

The country has so much to offer that one simply cannot have enough of it. Then why not check out some cool Canadian nicknames that make you like Canada much more?

Read on for some of the best Canadian nicknames that you will cherish.

Cool Canadian Nicknames

Canada is a country famous for its delicious food, landmarks, historical wonders, and culture. Canada is known for several nicknames. Land of Maple syrup, America's Hat, Victorialand, and Canuc. were the famous nicknames of Canada. Here is a list of some cool Canadian nicknames that you can understand many things about Canada.

  • America's Hat - is an excellent nickname for Canada as Canada is positioned at the top of America like a hat.
  • Angie - is a good nickname for Canada and diminutive for Anglophone or Canadians who speak English.
  • Bay Frog - is a good nickname for Canada as it refers to the Canadians from Hudson Bay who are the descendants of the French.
  • Cankie - is an excellent nickname for Canada.
  • Canuck - is a frequently used nickname in Canada.
  • Canucklehead - is a nice nickname for Canada as it is diminutive of Canuck.
  • Canyada - is a wonderful nickname for Canada.
  • Cold Mexico - is a wonderful nickname for Canada as it is a neighboring country of America.
  • Land of Maple Syrup - is a good nickname for Canada as it refers to Maple syrup which is a prominent export item in Canada.
  • Ursalia - is a nice nickname for Canada as it suggests that Canada is the Land of bears.
  • Victorialand - is a unique nickname for Canada as Queen Victoria ruled England and she granted the charter.

Creative Canadian Nicknames

There are various creative nicknames available for Canada and its cities. Here is a list of some creative Canadian nicknames that would help you understand more about Canada.

  • An Oasis on the Prairies - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Medicine Hat in Alberta, as it is a middle point and civilized respite in the expansive prairies of Canada.
  • Automotive capital - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Windsor - Essex.
  • Berry Capital of Canada - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Abbotsford in British Columbia, as many wild berries grow in this region.
  • Blue-eyed Arab - is a good nickname for the Canadians who came from Alberta.
  • Bluenoser - is a cool nickname for the Canadians who came from Nova Scotia.
  • Bogtrotter - is a nice nickname for Canadians living in New Brunswick and Atlantic provinces as it has boggy lands.
  • Bridgecity - is a good nickname for Quebec city in Canada.
  • C-town - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian cities of Calgary and Cowtown, as they both start with C.
  • Capital city - is a good nickname for Ottawa, Canada's capital city.
  • Cariboozer - is an excellent nickname for Canadians who came from Cariboo Country in British Columbia.
  • Centennial city - is a nickname of the Canadian city of Brooks in Alberta as it became a city on the 100th anniversary of Canada.
  • Chuck - is a nice nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it has a large Ukrainian population.
  • City of Champions - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton in Alberta.
  • Coastie - is a good nickname for Canadians from Vancouver or the lower mainland.
  • Cold Mexico - is a wonderful nickname for the Canadian city of Nunavut.
  • Cowtown - is a good nickname famous for the Calgary Stampede in Alberta.
  • Crossroads - of the World is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton in Alberta, as it is the gateway between eastern and western Canada.
  • Deadmonton - is a nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it is famous for its increased homicide rate.
  • Downhomer - is a wonderful nickname for the Canadians who came from Newfoundland.
  • E Town - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton in Alberta.
  • Edmonchuck - is a nice nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it has a large Ukrainian population.
  • Festival city - is a beautiful nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it is where many festivals are celebrated.
  • Flower city - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Brampton.
  • Forest City - is a nickname of the Canadian city in York County, New Brunswick.
  • Fort Mac - is a nice nickname for the Canadian city of Fort McMurray in Alberta, as it is the shortened version of the city name.
  • Garden city - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Winnipeg.
  • Gateway - to the North is a nickname of the Canadian city of Edmonton as it is positioned on a major roadway to the Northwest territories.
  • Heart of Canada's Great North West - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it is positioned between the plains of Saskatchewan and the great mountain ranges that extend into Alberta and British Columbia.
  • Heart - of the New West is an excellent nickname for Alberta.
  • Heavy oil capital - is a nice nickname for the Canadian city of Lloydminster in Alberta, as it is famous for its gas and oil industry.
  • Hub city - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Nanaimo in British Columbia, as it has streets radiating out from the shoreline like spokes on a wagon wheel.
  • Limestone City - is the nickname of Kingston city in Canada.
  • Lumberjack country - is a beautiful nickname for Canada as it refers to the vast number of industries in Canada.
  • Maple city - is a sweet nickname for the Canadian city of Vaughan.
  • Maritimer is a nickname for Canadians from New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia Maritime provinces.
  • Mohkinstis - is a good nickname for Alberta as it is the traditional name of Blackfoot in the Calgary area.
  • Newfies - is an excellent nickname for the Canadians who came from Newfoundland.
  • Nickel city - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Greater Sudbury in Ontario.
  • Port city - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Toronto.
  • Pow city - is a good nickname for a Canadian city.
  • Redmonton - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it has many liberal parties in its provinces.
  • River City - is a nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it is positioned along the North Saskatchewan river and its tributaries.
  • Rose City - is a cool nickname for the Canadian city of Camrose in Alberta, as many wild roses grow there.
  • Royal city - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of New Westminster in British Columbia, as Queen Victoria gave the city its name.
  • Saamis - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Medicine Hat in Alberta.
  • Sandstone City - is a cool nickname for the Canadian city Calgary as the Great fire in 1866 destroyed most of the buildings built in sandstone in Calgary.
  • Sandstone city - is a cool nickname for the Canadian city of Pembina, Alta.
  • Silver city - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Yukon.
  • Snowmobile Capital of Alberta - is a nice nickname for the Canadian city of Whitecourt in Alberta, as it is one of the largest snowmobile clubs in the province.
  • St. John's North - is a nice nickname for the Canadian city of Fort McMurray, named after St. John the Baptist Mission.
  • Stabmonton - is a nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton due to its increased violent crimes.
  • Swan City - is a wonderful nickname for the Canadian city of Grande Prairie in Alberta as it is located near the trumpeter swan migration route of summer nesting grounds.
  • The BigE - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton in Alberta, as its name begins with the alphabet 'E.'
  • The border city - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Lloydminster in Alberta, as it is positioned on the border between Saskatchewan and Alberta.
  • The city with Energy - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Medicine Hat in Alberta as it refers to the city's abundant oil and gas resources.
  • The gas city - is a cool nickname for the Canadian city of Medicine Hat.
  • The Hat - is a nice nickname for the Canadian city of Medicine Hat in Alberta as it refers to the short form of the city's name.
  • The Heart of Alberta - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Stettler in Alberta, as it is situated in the central part of Alberta.
  • The Oil Capital of Canada - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it has an ample oil supply in Alberta.
  • The peach city - is a beautiful nickname for Penticton city in Canada.
  • The Peach City - is a nice nickname for the Canadian town of Penticton in British Columbia, as it has many peach orchards.
  • The Queen City of the Kootenays - is a famous nickname of the Canadian city of Nelson in British Columbia as it suggests that Kootenay Lake is situated in the southern interior of British Columbia.
  • The Salmon Capital - of the world is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Campbell river in British Columbia, as many fish the river for Salmon.
  • The smart city - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian cities of Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver, etc.
  • The Stampede City - is famous in Canada for its well-known rodeo.
  • The wholesale city - is a unique Canadian city as it provides a wholesome experience for the people living and visiting there.
  • Top of the World - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it is located on the Northern side of Canada.
  • Volunteer capital is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Edmonton as it has many volunteers in the military and nonprofit sectors.
  • Wilderness city - is a bold nickname for the Canadian city of Whitehorse in Yukon territory.
  • Windy City - is an excellent nickname for the Canadian city of Lethbridge in Southern Alberta, as the city has mild winters and a windy climate.

Unique Canadian Nicknames

Canada is a country that has many rocky mountains and adventures. It is a city famous for its diverse culture and delicious food too. Here is a list of unique Canadian nicknames that increase your interest and knowledge about Canada.

  • Bee city - is a cool nickname for the Canadian city of Kamloops in British Columbia, as the people there make efforts to create and protect bumblebee habitats.
  • Borealia - is a wonderful nickname for Canada as it suggests the northern lights.
  • Canadia - is another excellent nickname for Canada.
  • Canucks - is a good nickname for Canada, as it is famously used to refer to the Canadian people.
  • England's Castoff country - is a unique nickname for Canada as it suggests that Canada was a colony of England.
  • Great White North - is a wonderful nickname for Canada as Canada is a very expanded northern country, and it has long winters.
  • Harbor City - is a nickname of the Canadian city of Nanaimo in British Columbia as it is located on the east coast of Vancouver island.
  • Nova Britannia - is a nice nickname for Canada as it suggests Canada was a protectorate of England.
  • Orchard city - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Kelowna in British Columbia, as it is known for its fruit industry in the Okanagan Valley.
  • Pearl of the Sunshine Coast - is a good nickname for the Canadian city of Powell river in British Columbia, as it is a coastal city famous for its picturesque landscape.
  • Rupert's Land - is a nice nickname for Canada as it refers to a region near Hudson Bay.
  • The City of Parks - is a nice nickname for the Canadian city of Surrey in British Columbia, as it has many artificial and natural parks.
  • The North - is a good nickname for Canada as it suggests that Canada is a northern country.
  • The Tournament Capital - is a nice nickname for the Canadian city of Kamloops in British Columbia as it suggests that Kamloops is a place of many tournaments.

Funny Canadian Nicknames

People like funny nicknames more than the original name of places. Here is a list of funny Canadian nicknames that will add to your knowledge of Canada.

  • Cheeser - is a funny nickname for Canada as it refers to the Canadians who cross the border into Americato get cheese at reduced prices.
  • Dryback - is a nice nickname for Canada as it suggests the people in Canada who illegally cross the border into America.
  • Frostback - is a nice nickname for Canada as it suggests the cold winters in Canada.
  • Hoser - is a frequently used nickname in Canada.
  • Ice back - is a nice nickname for Canada as it refers to the cold climate in Canada.
  • Maple-sucker - is a nice nickname for Canada as it suggests the Canadian people who eat a lot of maple syrup.
  • Maps - is a beautiful nickname for Canada as it suggests the maple leaf present in the flag of Canada.
  • Nade - is a wonderful nickname for Canada as it is a diminutive of CANADE-ian.
  • North - Mexican is a nice nickname for Canada as Canada conflates with Mexico.
  • Pingback - is a good nickname for Canada as it refers to the huge pine forests in Canada.
  • Puck - is an excellent nickname for Canada as Canadians are hockey lovers, and puck refers to the ball used in Hockey.
  • Puck-chases - is a unique nickname in Canada as it refers to the love of Canadians for Hockey.
  • Puckhead - is a good nickname for Canada as it also refers to the Canadian's love of Hockey.
  • Rubberhead - is a unique nickname in Canada, and it refers to Hockey as a dangerous game that can sometimesmake the head look like rubber if not played carefully.
  • Shoobie is a nice nickname for Canada and is a derivative of the shore.
  • Snowpack - is a good nickname for Canada as it also refers to the snowy winters in Canada.
  • The 14th Colony - is a good nickname for Canada as it suggests that Canada was the 14th colony of America.
  • The 51st State - is a wonderful nickname for Canada as it is an American term that Canada is the 51st state of the US.

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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