What would you like to know?
Share this Story

120 Cute names for grandparents; from Ace to Zaide

Michelle Maffei is a freelance copywriter covering a variety of topics both online and in print, from parenting to beauty and more. Combining her two favorite loves, writing and motherhood, she has found joy in even the most challenging ...

Adorable alternatives names for the grandma & grandpa in your life

One of the most important roles a parent can take is becoming a grandparent, but when your child has a few of these special people in their lives, finding the right name for each can take some work. Sometimes Grandma doesn't sit just right with your mom or maybe your father-in-law needs a name that's a little different from your dad.

Adorable alternatives names for the grandma & grandpa in your life
Image: Fourth + Hazel Photography for awesome kids/Moment/Getty Images

Fun nicknames for grandpa

  • Bebop
  • Big Daddy
  • BigD
  • Bo
  • Dadsy
  • DooDad
  • Doody
  • GoPa
  • Grampsy
  • Granpup
  • Hee Haw
  • Huggy
  • PePop
  • TeePa
  • UmPaPa

Trendy grandparent names for grandma

  • Bamma
  • Birdie
  • Foxy
  • GaGa
  • GG
  • GeezerGirl
  • GeeMa
  • "My daughter Avery calls her grandmother Glamma," reveals Kaarsten Weber Arrowbear of Lake, California.
  • Glammy
  • Lola
  • Mammi
  • MayMay
  • MeMom
  • MomMom
  • NotherMother

More: Grandparents: What parents really want from you

Trendy grandparent names for grandpa

  • Ace
  • BigBop
  • Bubba
  • "Our grandkids call my husband DADA. Sounds funny now coming from a 12-year-old," says Pamela Haven of Bentonville, Arizona.
  • Dappa
  • G-Daddy
  • Geezer Guy
  • Grandaddy
  • Napa
  • Papi
  • Papster
  • PeePaw
  • Popo
  • Popzie
  • Umpa

Next: Keep reading for international nicknames

2 of 3
New in Parenting

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!