What Are Some Names for a Grandmother?


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Names for a grandmother include straightforward and traditional names such as Grandmom, Grandma, Granny, Gran, Gram and Grammy, but some grandmothers prefer quirky names such as GG, G-Ma or Ya Ya. Grandparents.com offers hundreds of names sorted into traditional, trendy, playful, international and celebrity categories.

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What Are Some Names for a Grandmother?
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Other names listed by Grandparents.com include Mimsy, Nona, Bubbie, Abba, Gabby and Nanoo.

Grandmothers, parents or the grandchildren choose, or invent, grandmother names. The grandchildren's choices often depend on mispronunciations that the adults find adorable, causing the accidental names to stick. Some celebrity grandmothers opt for trendy or playful names, like Debbie Reynolds' Aba Daba.

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