What are some nicknames for grandmothers?


Nicknames for grandmothers can range from traditional and standard to the more creative and family-based or culturally influenced nicknames. Some suggested nicknames are grandma, granny, gamma, ga-ga, gram, grammy, grandmother, grand ma-ma, mamey, mee-maw, nanny, nimsy, nana, or even bubba, to name a few. Jewish grandmothers can be called bubbe, which means grandmother. Italian grandmothers are referred to as nonna, while Greek grandmothers are called ya-ya. A German heritage name is oma while those of Hispanic descent might choose to use the name lita or abuela.
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