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100+ Fun and Cool Alternative Names for "Grandpa"

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Alternative Name Ideas for Grandpa

Alternative Name Ideas for Grandpa

Best Name Ideas and Nicknames to Use Instead of "Grandpa"

Are you going to be a grandfather? If so, congratulations on this exciting new chapter of your life. Maybe you are looking for a special name instead of being called by a traditional name like "grandfather" or "grandpa" or "gramps" . . . consider a fun, cool, creative, or modern/hip name.

There's plenty to choose from, from names in different languages (other than English) to names like "Bop," "Api," "Big Pa," and "Opa." Also, find variants of the word "grandpa," like "Grandpa Charlie." With 100+ ideas, you are sure to find a name to last a lifetime! Happy searching.

Are you a Baba?

Are you a Baba?

Modern or Hip Nicknames for Grandpa

Adda

Addy

Apa

Baba

Babo

Baboo

Badda

Banpa

BeePa

Beemer

Big Pa

Biggy

Billy

Bobber

Bobbie

Bobo

Boomer

Bop

Bubba

Bubbie

Bubu

Buck

Buddy

Bud

Are you a Papa?

Are you a Papa?

Cool Names Ideas for Grandfather

Bug

Bunny

Buster

Buzz

Coco

Da-Da

Dadoo

Dadsy

Dodie

DooDad

Gamps

Geepa

Geez

GoPa

Grad

Grandi

Grandude

Gus

Huggy

King

Lolo

Mickey

Nemo

Nonna

Are you an Opa?

Are you an Opa?

Fun Names for Grandpa

Nono

Odie

Ollie

Opa

Panda

Papa

PawPaw

Pepaw

Pepe

Pepo

Peppy

Podgie

Pogo

Pop

Popper

PopPop

Popsi

Posey

PopZ

Puppy

Rocky

Skip

Tug

VinVin

Vinnie

Wims

Wowee

Tips for Choosing a Name for Grandparents

Variations of the Word "Grandpa"

Gee-pa

Grampy

Gpa

G

Gompa

Grandpa

Gramps

Grandpapa

Grand

G-Pa

Grand Pop

Papi

Pa

Gramp

Gran

Grampers

Grandpop

Grand-Gran

Pepa

Pipa

Pepa

Peeps

Papji

Polly

Grandsie

G-Pop

Pidgie

Grandpa [First Initial]

Grandpa [First Name]

Grandpa [Middle Name]

Are you a Buzz?

Are you a Buzz?

"Grandfather" in Other Languages

NameLanguage

French

Grand-père

Italian

Nonno

German

Opa

Spanish

Abuelo

Swedish

Morfar

Hebrew

Saba

Polish

Dziadzia

Greek

Pappoús

Irish

Seanathair

Swahili

Babu

Danish

Bedstefar

Japanese

O jiichan

Russian

Dedushka

Hawaiian

Hawaiian

Filipino

Lolo

Afrikaans

Oupa

Yiddish

Zayde

Portuguese

Vovô

Irish

Seanáthair

Flemish

Bompa

Lithuanian

Senelis

Somali

Awoowo

Are you a Saba?

Are you a Saba?

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What's Your Favorite Nickname for Grandpa? Share in the Comments:

Liz Westwood from UK on March 04, 2019:

Our 16 month old grandson struggles to say Grandad. It's sounding more like Ganda at the moment.