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60 Nicknames for Grandparents That Are Super-Sweet

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International nicknames for grandma

  • Australia — Maayy and Momu
  • Cajun — MawMaw
  • Chinese — Zumu or Wai Po
  • Dutch — Grootmoeder
  • Eskimo — Aanaga
  • French — Meme
  • German — Oma
  • Greek — Yaya
  • Hawaiian — Kuku
  • Irish — Maimeo
  • Italian — Nonna
  • Portuguese — Avó
  • Russian — Babushka
  • Spanish — Abuelita
  • Yiddish — Bubby

International nicknames for grandpa

  • Australia — Waayamaa or Garrimaay
  • African — Babu
  • Cajun — PawPaw
  • Chinese — YeYe or Wai Gong
  • Dutch — Grootvader
  • Eskimo — Inupiaq
  • French — Pepere
  • German — Opa
  • Greek — Pappous
  • Hawaiian — Tutu Kane
  • Irish — Daidoe
  • Italian — Nonno
  • Portuguese  — Vovô
  • Russian — Dedushka
  • Spanish — Abuelito
  • Yiddish — Zayde
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