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Nicknames For Nieces (Cute, Sweet & Funny)

Who doesn’t love an awesome nickname?

If you or your partner’s brother or sister has just welcomed a baby into the family, you’re probably excited about the prospect of becoming another fatherly or motherly figure, a cool older friend or perhaps a wise older brother or sister figure.

Nieces and nephews often have a strong bond between with their uncles and aunts, so using a cool nickname can be a beautiful way to honor that special bond.

While there is of course nothing wrong with using a child’s given name, it’s also fun to use a cool nickname as well.

We’ve looked at nicknames for aunts, uncles, sons, daughters, nephews, cousins, brothers, sisters, moms, dads, stepmoms, stepdads, grandmas, grandpas, great grandmas, great grandpas and even family group chats, so now let’s check out over 200 of the sweetest, cutest and funniest nicknames for nieces.

Cute Nicknames For Nieces

Many uncles and aunts like to use a nickname that’s sounds almost as sweet as their niece herself.

So if you’re looking for a cute nickname for niece, try one of these:

  • Baby Boo
  • Baby Face
  • Bambi
  • Bambina
  • Bean
  • Boo
  • Boo Boo
  • Bubba Bear
  • Bubba Boo
  • Bubbles
  • Bubs
  • Bud
  • Buddy
  • Bugabear
  • Champ
  • Cutie
  • Cutie Pie
  • Delicious
  • Itty Bitty
  • Kiddo
  • Little (or Lil Boo)
  • Lovely
  • Pookie
  • Poppet
  • Precious
  • Sport
  • Tinkerbell
  • Twinkles

Sweet Names To Call Your Niece

A lot of people like to choose nicknames that are inspired by a dessert or some other sweet food.

If you’re interested in this option, here are a few lovely options:

  • Apple Pie
  • Banana Bread
  • Banana Muffin
  • Bon Bon
  • Cherry Pie
  • Chocolate Chip
  • Cocoa Puff
  • Cookie
  • Cookie Dough
  • Cupcake
  • Donut
  • Honey
  • Honey Bear
  • Honey Bunch
  • Honey Bunny
  • Honey Muffin
  • Jellybean
  • Little (or Lil) Lady
  • Lollipop
  • Lollipopsie
  • Marshmallow
  • Miss Cutie
  • Muffin
  • Pecan Pie
  • Pop Tart
  • Pumpkin
  • Sugar
  • Sugar Bear
  • Sugar Bunny
  • Sugar Pie
  • Sweet Cakes
  • Sweetheart

Personality-Based Nicknames For Nieces

Is your niece a little on the bossy side, strong-willed or a big bundle of energy?

Nicknames that are related to a child’s personality add a personal touch, so once your niece’s personality really starts to shine through, you may want to consider one of these awesome names:

  • Bam Bam
  • Beautiful
  • Boom Boom
  • Cheeky Chops
  • Dynamite
  • Giggles
  • Giggle Bear
  • Hurricane
  • Juggernaut
  • Kit Kat
  • Miss Piggy
  • Missy
  • Mister
  • Miss Bossy
  • Rockstar
  • Sleepy
  • Sleepie Pie
  • Smiles
  • Smiley
  • Squishy
  • Sunshine
  • Super Girl
  • Superstar
  • Thumper
  • Trouble
  • Trouble Maker
  • Wonder Woman

Appearance-Based Nicknames For Nieces

Just like the names above based on personality, appearance-based nicknames are another fantastic way to add a personal touch to your niece’s nickname.

Here are some of the best examples:

  • Beanstalk
  • Blondie
  • Blue-Eyed Girl
  • Bluey
  • Brown-Eyed Girl
  • Chubby Cheeks
  • Chubster
  • Chunky Monkey
  • Curly Top
  • Dimples
  • Ginger Spice
  • Ickle
  • Mini Me
  • Peanut Head
  • Tiny Bear
  • Tiny Tots
  • Treetop
  • Scruffy Chops
  • Scruffy Doo
  • Shortie
  • Smiley

Funny Nicknames For A Niece

Funny nicknames are like personality-based nicknames with added humor!

If your little niece is cheeky or entertaining, then you might love one of these funny nicknames:

  • Babushka
  • Boss
  • Boss Lady
  • Buster
  • Cheeky Chops
  • Cowgirl
  • Diva
  • Dudette
  • Dutchess
  • Firecracker
  • Fireball
  • Funny Bunny
  • Fussy Pants
  • Fuzzy Bear
  • Half Pint
  • Heartbreaker
  • Her Majesty
  • Lady Cry A Lot
  • Lady Cry A Lot
  • Lady Cry A Lot
  • Lillte (or Lil) Girl
  • Little (or Lil) Lady
  • Little (or Lil) Woman
  • Mini-Me
  • Mini (followed by their mom or dad’s name)
  • Moogie Bear
  • Pocket Rocket
  • Princess
  • Short Stuff
  • Stinker
  • Stinkerbella
  • Super Baby
  • Tweedle-Dee

Food-Inspired Nicknames For Nieces

Some of the best nicknames for boys come from our favorite foods.

Your niece’s parents will certainly appreciate a food-inspired nickname for their child, because it implies how utterly delicious you think their baby is!

Here are some unique, food-inspired nicknames that might suit your niece:

  • Apple
  • Bean
  • Blueberry
  • Bun
  • Cabbage
  • Cheese Ball
  • Cheesy Pie
  • Chicken Nugget
  • Chickpea
  • Dumpling
  • Gooseberry
  • Hot Dog
  • Lemon Drop
  • Meatball
  • Noodle
  • Nugget
  • Peach
  • Peanut
  • Pickle
  • Pork Chop
  • Sausage
  • Sweet Pea

Pet Or Animal Inspired Nicknames

A lot of animals look cute and cuddly, which is perhaps why loveys are often in the shape of sweet-looking animals like little bears.

If you or your family are animal lovers, it might be nice to select one of these gorgeous nicknames for your niece:

  • Bee
  • Birdie
  • Bug
  • Bunny
  • Chipmunk
  • Duckling
  • Goosie
  • Hippo
  • Kitten
  • Kitty
  • Koala
  • Ladybird
  • Ladybug
  • Lamb
  • Lassie
  • Lioness
  • Mini Mouse (Or Little Mouse)
  • Monkey
  • Panda
  • Piglet
  • Rabbit
  • Scooby Doo
  • Swan
  • Tadpole
  • Teddy Bear
  • Tiger
  • Tigger
  • Turtle

Nature-Inspired Nicknames For Nieces

As the saying goes, nature is all around us, and it can often be stunningly beautiful.

So why not consider one of these nicknames for your niece that are inspired by the great natural world around us:

  • Blossom
  • Buttercup
  • Pebbles
  • Petal
  • Poppy
  • Rose
  • Sunflower
  • Sunny
  • Sunshine
  • Tulip

Tips For Choosing The Best Nickname For Your Niece

There is of course no right or wrong answer when it comes to selecting a nickname for your beautiful niece.

A lot of aunts and uncles prefer to go with what feels natural and fits their niece’s personality well.

A few other things to think about when choosing a nickname for your niece include:

  • It may be a good idea to wait a few months after your niece is born before choosing their nickname, so you can see their unique personality shine through before choosing a nickname based on their traits.
  • If you are struggling to decide between several nicknames, remember that you don’t have to limit yourself to just one! If you’re in a relationship, then one way to solve this dilemma is if you use one nickname and your partner (who may also be the child’s official uncle or aunt) could use another nickname.
  • If chosen wisely you may find yourself using it a lot, so it pays to choose a name that is short, simple and easy to say.
  • And lastly, don’t stress too much about it! A little girl’s nickname is definitely not forever, so if you change your mind or your nephew starts to outgrow it, you’re free to choose another cute one!

See Also: 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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