Among the many alternative names to Grandma, the most popular include Granny, Nana, MomMom and MawMaw. Preferences for names for grandmothers vary by region and language and can be formal or informal. Some names consider... More » Education

Some Irish words for grandmother are "seanmh?thair", "mam?", "m?ra?", "m?thair mh?r" and "chr?onna". "Seanmh?thair" is used for formal applications and addresses, whereas "Mam?" is the most common familiar address, equiv... More » Family Genealogy

Some names for grandparents in different African countries are Jiddah and Jadd in Morocco, Nkuku and Ntatemogolo in Botswana and Ambuya and Sekuru in the Shona dialect. Names differ depending on a family's language, dial... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions
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