Our Favorite Southern Grandma Names

We've compiled our favorite nicknames for the family matriarch that are sure to inspire. 

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Whether your grandmother is more of a Mimi than a Queen Mother, we have lots of special ways to name these beloved ladies. 

Southern grandmothers are a national treasure. From their hilarious views on trendy food, to their tried-and-true traditions that warm us from the inside out, we can think of 1,0001 reasons why we're blessed to have these special women in our lives. If you were raised in the South, chances are there isn't a nickname for grandma that you haven't heard. If you have a favorite that we've missed, send a note by tagging us on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram, and we'll consider adding it to our list. Here, we've collected a few of our favorites ranging from the classics to the utterly unique. 

Southern Grandma Names BUNNY Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names COOKIE Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names DARLING Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names GAM GAM Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names GAMMA Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names GAMMIE Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names GIGI Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names GRAMMY Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names GRAN Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names GRANDMA Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names GRANDMAMA Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names GRANNIE Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names HONEY Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names LALA Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names LOVIE Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names MAMOO Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names MAWMAW Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names MEMAW Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names MIMI Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names MIMSY Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names MINE Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names MOO Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names NANA Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names NANNIE Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names NENE Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names NONI Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names OMA Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names SISSY Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names SUGA Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names SWEETS Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names TOOTSIE Mary Elizabeth Davis

Southern Grandma Names YAYA Mary Elizabeth Davis

This article originally appeared on SouthernLiving.com.