Unique Grandmother Names

Unique Grandmother Names: Nicknames for grandmas are often remarkable when you want to ensure your mother connects with your kids. When the name is chosen well it can make a grandmother feel special. Numerous cool grandmother names are influenced by people’s different traditions, cultures, regions, etc. If you want a grandma name that will be outstanding, ensure it suits the person’s character traits. For instance, if you love your grandma but she is often tough, giving her a nickname like bunny may be good but a little bit off. However, a name like Grammie may be more suitable.

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In this article, we have looked at some of the trendy grandma names you can select from. Further, we have listed the name grandma in different languages. Hope as you go through the name you will find one that suits your grandmother.

Names for Grandmothers

Unique Grandmother Names 

Abba

Birdy

Bunny

Gaga

Gigi

G-Ma

Gramma

Grams

Gran

Gran-Gran

Grannie

Kitty

Marmee

MawMaw

Mimi

Minnie

Pippy

Queenie

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Trendy Grandma Names

These can also be considered to be cool grandmother names. They are suitable for grandma who wants to keep in touch with the changes that surround them. If you dislike the traditional grandma names, then you can consider one of the below cute grandma names

Bibi

Birdie

Bubbe

Didi/Deedee

Fifi

Honey

Kitty

Lolly

Lovey/Lovie

Marmee

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MawMaw

Meemaw

Mémé

Momu

Nan

Nana

Grandma in Different Languages

Below we have listed the name grandma in other different languages around the world. It is interesting to note that some of the cool grandma names may be borrowed from various parts of the world. If you want to translate the name grandma to other different languages, have a look at the below list

Grandma in Different Languages

Australia

Paternal Grandma – Mamaay

Maternal Grandma– Momu

Africa

Berber dialect – Henna

Botswanan – Nkuku

Luganda(Uganda) – Jajja

Shona dialect – Ambuya

Swahili – Bibi, Nyanya

Zulu dialect – Ugogo

Europe

French- la mémé, la grand-mère

Spanish- Abuela or Abuelita. Short forms (Lito ,Lita,Tito or Tita)

German- Oma

Swiss –Grosi

Hebrew- Bubbe/Bubby/Bubbie/Bube

Teta–Arabic

Hungarian -Anya

Italian- Nonna

Russian -Babushka

Ukrainian- Baba

Belorussian- Babka

Portuguese-avó

Greek- yia yia

Croatian- Baka           

Icelandic- Amma, Yamma

Dutch- Grootmoeder, Grootmama

Danish-  Formal – Bedstemoder, Paternal – Farmor, Maternal – MorMor

Finnish- Isoaiti, Mummo    

North America

American Indian-Navajo (maternal) – Ma’saani/ Navajo (paternal) – Nali’/ Ojibway – Nookmis, Nookomis

French-Canadian- Mémère

Mexican Spanish – Abuela or Abuelita. Short forms (Lito ,Lita,Tito or Tita)

Jamaica-Gaga, gigi

USA-Grandma, Gran

Asia

Chinese- NaiNai, Mandarin Paternal – Zum, Mandarin Maternal – Wài pó

Korean- Halmeoni

Hindi- Dadi, Nani

Filipino- Lola

Japanese- Obaasan

Arabic- Jaddah, Jiddah

Indonesian-        Nenek

South America

In this region, Spanish is the most spoken language followed by Portuguese. In most cases, the name grandma is the same as indicated in the above European countries except:

Guaraní language grandma is jarýi {Paraguay and Bolivia} while in Aymara language grandma is Jatun mama- {Peru and Bolivia}

Conclusion: Unique Grandmother Names

The above names are unique and special. They will help create a unique bond between a grandma and a grandson or daughter. The name grandmother or grandma is no longer trendy. If you want a cool grandma’s name, then pick one of the above.