(Closed) What do you call your grandparents?

posted 9 years ago in Babies
Post # 17
4038 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

My grandparents are/were Grams & Granddaddy.

My parents are Gama & Goomba (Stepmom/Dad), and Grandma Katie (Mom). We don’t really have a relationship with my dad and stepmom, so they’ll likely be Grandpa Jon and Grandma Connie to our kids. 

My IL’s are Nana/Pop-pop to our nephews, and will be to our kids.

Post # 18
3066 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Nana and when my grandpa was alive we called him baba

Post # 20
404 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Maternal Grandparents: Rose and Pop pop.  Everyone always thinks it is weird that I call my grandma by her real first name, but my oldest cousin started the trend and it just kind of stuck


Paternal Grandparents: grandma and grandpa

Post # 21
117 posts
Blushing bee

My friend’s kids call their Grandma “Bella”…not sure where it came from, but it’s super cute!

Post # 22
939 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

both my grandma’s are grandma…and my grandpa is poppy, my other grandpa died before i was born

Fiance calls his one grandpa “judjew”  i’m not sure if that’s spelled right, but i *think* it’s polish

Post # 23
4652 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I always called mine either grandma and grandpa or Nana and Papa (depending on what set it was)

My daughter calls my mom Grammy and my dad Bikerpa (he rides a harley)

but she calls Fis parents Grammy and grandpa

Post # 24
10283 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

Paternal grandparents: Grandma & Grandpa
Maternal grandparents: Mamere & Papa. I can’t tell you how many compliments we get on “Mamere” (pronounced Muh-Mare). If my grandmother didn’t already claim it I would totally want my mom to go by that.

Paternal grandparents: Grandma & Grandpa
Maternal grandparents: Grammy & Papa

My parents (when we have kids): Either Gigi or Cici & Pops
FI’s parents: Mimi & Pa

I’ve also heard of Nana, Nannie, Nan, Noonoo, Yaya, Poppy, Pappy, Pasha, Gma, Gpa, Gma/pa(first letter of last name), Mama & Mammy. 

Post # 25
423 posts
Helper bee

My grandparents are Grammy and Papa and Nanny and Gramps.  

My mom and dad will be Papa and Gigi to our daughter his parents thus far are NiNi and Grampy to their first granddaughter.

To a previos poster…Polish for grandpa is dziadek (pronounced JAH-deck).  I only know because my cousins are adopted from Poland 🙂

Edit: However, I just read that dziadzio is the term of endearment for Grandpa in polish so it’s pronounced very similary Jah-Joh.

Post # 26
285 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I feel so boring! I just call all my grandparents grandma and grandpa + first name.

Post # 27
2495 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 1991

Maternal is Grammy and Pappy, paternal is Grandmom and Grandpop.  That’s what all my great-grandparents were also and it was honestly never confusing… we just clarified who we were talking about or just knew from the context of the conversation.

DH’s materal is Grandma and Grandad, and paternal is Grammie and Pop-pop.  Same with his great-grandparents.


I’m going to let our parents choose what they want to be called, and I already know my parents are going to be Grammy and Grandpop.  Each are taking from their own sides, which I think is cool.

Post # 28
2142 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011


Papa Rudy & Grandma June
Grandma Honey & Grandpa [last name]



Grandma& Grandpa

Grandmother & Grandfather (for the military/formal side)

Post # 29
288 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

maw maw and paw paw

me maw and grandpa

my parents would like to be called, Poppy and chi chi, lol i told them the baby will probably call them whatever he or she wants so good luck.

Post # 30
332 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

Both of my grandparents were grandma and grandpa, so my parents will also be grandma and grandpa. My husband’s parents are nannie and poppy to his niece, so they’ll be that for us too.

Post # 31
3621 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My Mom’s parents: Meme & Pepe

My Dad’s Parents: Nana & Grandpa

My kids will call my parents: Meme & TBA (not sure! Timmy? Grandpa? I dunno)

My kids will call my FI’s parents: Nona & Papa

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