100+ Fun and Cool Alternative Names for "Grandpa"

Updated on March 4, 2019
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Alternative Name Ideas for Grandpa
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Alternative Nicknames for "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 the traditional "grandfather" or "grandpa," 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.

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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
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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
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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

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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]
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"Grandfather" in Other Languages

Name
Language
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
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Questions & Answers

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        Liz Westwood 

        2 months ago from UK

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

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