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130 Nicknames & Contact Names For Mom (Funny & Cute Alternatives)

A good nickname for a mom should instantly conjure up the great memories that a son or daughter may have of their precious mother.

If you have been thinking about what to call your mother (or what your child can call their mother) other than “mom”, then you probably know the best nicknames for parents can vary, from cool and funny, to sweet, cute and even sarcastic.

So to help inspire you and to go with our articles on the best nicknames for baby boys, baby girls, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins, brothers, sisters, stepmoms, stepdads, moms, dads, grandpas, grandmas, great grandmas and great grandpas, let’s now take a look at over 130 of the very best nicknames and alternative names for moms.

Alternative Names For Mom

Some children prefer to call their mom by a classic and traditional name, so if you fall under this bucket you might like one of the following alternative names for mom:

  • Ma
  • Ma’am
  • Mamma
  • Mammy
  • Maw
  • Mommy
  • Mother
  • Mum
  • Mummy

Funny Names For Mom

Who doesn’t love and appreciate a nickname some added humor!

Choosing a funny name for mom isn’t as easy as it sounds, so if you are looking for a funny name to call your mom, take inspiration from theses hilarious mom nicknames:

  • 1st In Command (assuming dad is number 2 of course!)
  • Admiral
  • ATM
  • Beloved
  • Boss Lady
  • Busy Bee
  • Goose (as in mother goose)
  • Lady
  • Maj (short for majesty)
  • Mamma Mia
  • Momma G
  • Mommy Cool
  • Mommy Poppins
  • Momster
  • Momzilla
  • Mother Hen
  • Mother Suprime
  • Mothership
  • Numero Uno
  • Old Lady
  • Partner In Crime
  • Person In Charge
  • Pop Star
  • Provider
  • Wonder Woman

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Cute & Sweet Nicknames For Mom

Every mother out there would love to be called a cute or sweet name by their child, especially as it’s a great way to show affection to your parent.

Some of the best examples of cute and sweet names for mom:

  • Beaut
  • Bestie
  • Big Momma
  • Bubbles
  • Care Bear
  • Cheerleader
  • Cookie
  • Cuddles
  • Dearest
  • Guardian Angel
  • Honey
  • Madre (Spanish)
  • Maman (French)
  • Mamma (followed by the initial of their first name)
  • Mamma (followed by their first name)
  • Mamoo
  • Mams
  • Mega Mom
  • Mimi
  • Momette
  • Momma Bear
  • Mommers
  • Mommy (followed by the initial of their first name)
  • Mommy (followed by their first name)
  • Mom-O
  • Moms
  • Momsie
  • Moo Moo
  • Mumster
  • Mumzie
  • Snuggles
  • Sunshine
  • Super Mom
  • Super Mommy

Funny Contact Names For Mom

Let’s now move on to nicknames for mom in contacts.

Choosing a contact name for your mom is a terrific way to add some creativity to your mother’s nickname.

More often than not, the best contact names are also the funniest or wittiest, so you might like to select one of these funny contact names for your mom:

  • Answer Me
  • Batmom
  • Best Mom In The World
  • Big Mamma
  • Birth Mom
  • Boss Lady
  • CCTV
  • CEO
  • Chauffeur
  • Chef
  • Commander
  • Commander & Chief
  • Cook
  • Crazy Old Lady
  • Dad’s Lady
  • Dad’s Woman
  • Dearest Mommy
  • Dictator
  • Do Not Ignore
  • Don’t Even Think About It
  • Female Parent
  • Forever Mom
  • Guess Who
  • Hawk Eye
  • Home Sweet Home
  • House Police
  • I Know Everything
  • Lady Of The House
  • Landlord
  • Law Maker
  • Life Giver
  • Mamma Bear
  • Mayor
  • Mi Madre
  • Mom Number One
  • Mommy Dearest
  • Moneybags
  • Mother
  • Mums The Word
  • My Amazing Mother
  • My Guardian
  • My Old Lady
  • My PA (as in Personal Assistant)
  • Personal Assistant
  • Project Manager
  • Protector
  • Queen
  • Rule Maker
  • Soccer Mom
  • Supreme Court
  • Taxi Driver
  • The Bank
  • The Law
  • The Real Boss
  • The Worrier
  • Their First Name
  • VIP
  • What Now?
  • What’s Her Name
  • Where Are You?
  • Woman Of The House
  • World’s Greatest Mom
  • Yo Mamma
  • Your Mom
  • Your Mother

How To Choose The Best Nickname For Mom

There is certainly no right or wrong name when choosing a nickname for you mom, and quite often it’s best to go with an alternative name that is natural, fits well or is easy to say and pronounce.

Some other things to consider when choosing a nickname for a mom include:

  • Typically the best nicknames tend to have a link to something like looks, personality, background, age or have some other story or reason behind it.
  • If you find yourself struggling for nickname ideas, try thinking about your mother’s unique traits, characteristics, likes and dislikes.
  • If you are going for a funny nickname, you might want to consider striking the right balance between funny, rude and offensive!
  • If you are unable to decide between several nicknames for your mom, there’s no reason why you have to limit yourself to just one, especially as you can use a different name for your mom in your contacts.
  • And finally, have fun and don’t stress too much about it, because a nickname is certainly not forever and can be easily replaced if you wish.

Related: The Ultimate Guide To Nicknames & Baby Names

Nick is a passionate dad who co-founded Rockinbaby to share his parenting journey with other new parents. He has a BSc and MBA, and works as a senior marketing professional. In his spare time Nick loves watching sports, staying fit and traveling. Learn more about Nick here.

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