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The most popular baby girl nicknames that are so cute and unique and might surprise you

Which baby girl nicknames will stick?

You probably spent a lot of time choosing the perfect name for your baby girl. After all, it’s an important decision. However, using nicknames is a popular thing to do, so you may not end up calling her by her given name. If a sweet nickname evolves and sticks as she grows up, her given name may only come up when you’re trying hard to get her attention.

Let’s rewind. We all know that as a precious little baby, you’re bound to try out some of the many cute nicknames parents use on their new bundles of joy. These baby girl nicknames are sweet, funny, and unique, and could be fun to use if you haven’t caught yourself using them already.

We’ve compiled over 150 nicknames people have used for baby girls, and while some you might expect something like Sweetie Pie or Honey Bun, some are unexpected and may make you giggle, like Doodlebug and Banana Muffin. Some are based on personality, some are based on appearances, and some are based on… well, nothing at all. This list may inspire you with what to call your own little girl. Take a look at our list.

Surprised baby girl

Cute baby girl nicknames that are quite common

These go-to sweet baby girl nicknames are irresistibly adorable. From classic to cuddly, these terms of endearments are good standbys. Maybe your mom called you these as a baby.

  • Angel
  • Baby Cakes
  • Boo Boo
  • Bubs
  • Bunny Boo
  • Buttercup
  • Cupcake
  • Darling
  • Dearie
  • Her Majesty
  • Honey
  • Honey Bear
  • Honey Bun
  • Honey Pie
  • Kiddo
  • Lil Lady
  • Little Lamb
  • Madame
  • Missy
  • My Love
  • My World
  • Nugget
  • Precious
  • Princess
  • Pumpkin
  • Sugar Pie
  • Sunshine
  • Sweet Pea
  • Sweetie Pie
  • Your Highness

Baby girl smiling

Personality baby girl nicknames that bring a smile and a giggle

Your little girl has a personality all her own, and your nicknames for her may change with her mood. Whether she’s being sweet or cranky, there’s a nickname for that.

  • Chatterbox
  • Chuckles
  • Cranky Pants
  • Cuddle Bug
  • Cuddle Bunny
  • Dimples
  • Diva
  • Drama Queen
  • Drooly Julie
  • Funny Girl
  • Fussy Pants
  • Giggle Monster
  • Giggles
  • Goofball
  • Goofy
  • Grumpy
  • Happy
  • Rolly Polly
  • Sassy
  • Sleepy
  • Smiley
  • Snuggle Bug
  • Snuggle Bunny
  • Sweet Girl
  • Sweetie
  • Troublemaker

Woman holding baby

Appearance-based baby girl nicknames that are catchy and too cute

While you’ll want to avoid commenting on your daughter’s body image once she can understand your words, love on those chubby cheeks all you want when she’s a little baby.

  • Bed Head
  • Blondie
  • Chipmunk
  • Chubbykins
  • Chubster
  • Chunky Monkey
  • Cutie
  • Cutie Patootie
  • Cutie Pie
  • Little Miss Chubby Cheeks
  • Mini-Me
  • Miss Cutie
  • Munchkin
  • String Bean
  • Tiny

Mom holding baby on counter

Unforgettable name-based baby girl nicknames that are shortened or rhyme

You might use a nickname based on your baby girl’s first name or maybe her middle name. It could be the repetition of the first syllable of her name discovered while adding a rhyming word after her name. Here are some examples.

  • Allie Wally
  • Cutie Cathy
  • Ellie Belly
  • Hannah Banana
  • Izzy
  • Jojo
  • Josie
  • June Bug
  • Lizzie
  • Snoozy Susie

Baby with pasta all over her face

Funny baby girl nicknames you may not have thought of before

You can also come up with all kinds of silly nicknames for your baby girl. These nicknames are primarily for trying to get a giggle out of your baby (and trying to entertain yourself), after all.

  • Bam Bam
  • Bestie
  • Miss Piggy
  • Pookie
  • She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Changed
  • Short Stack
  • Stinker
  • Sugar Booger
  • Super Baby
  • Super Girl
  • Tater Tot
Baby girl standing and waving in crib

Silly and random baby girl nicknames…that just come out

Where did these even come from? When you’re not running on much sleep, the funniest nicknames come out of your mouth.

  • Almond Joy
  • Angel Cake
  • Apple Pie
  • Babushka
  • Bambina
  • Banana Muffin
  • Bon Bon
  • Bitsy
  • Chickadee
  • Cookie
  • Cupcake
  • Doodlebug
  • Dumpling
  • Goober
  • Jellybean
  • Kitten
  • Koala
  • Ladybug
  • Lemon Drop
  • Marshmallow
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Muffin
  • Peanut
  • Pebbles
  • Peach
  • Peachy Keen
  • Pickle
  • Pop Tart
  • Pork Chop
  • Sunflower
  • Susie Q
  • Tinkerbell

Baby girl in yellow sleeping

Baby girl nicknames: Anything goes — just about

You could come up with any baked good, flower, cartoon character, or really any word and turn it into a baby nickname as long as you say it in a childlike voice. Most of these nicknames will only stick around for babyhood but be careful — you don’t necessarily want Pork Chop or Stinker to be the nickname that sticks! Don’t let that hold you back from letting this be the time to experiment with lots of different nicknames at home, though.

You have so much time to talk to your baby, so they get that great language development from listening to you, so call them all the silly names you want and see what makes them laugh. If a nickname based on their name or personality ends up sticking for life, it could turn into something wonderful.

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