100 Cute Couple Nicknames, 100% More Creative Than "Babe"

Some slightly cringey—all totally adorable.
100 Cute Couple Nicknames
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Erin Celletti
Erin Celletti
Erin Celletti
Erin Celletti
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Updated Aug 24, 2023

Finding the right moniker or pet name for your partner can be a bit of a challenge—especially if you are hoping for something that's not as generic as "babe" or "honey." After all, couple nicknames should reflect the relationship and unique personalities of the partners, whether it be funny, quirky, subtle, sweet or even a bit unusual. It's YOUR nickname, so don't be afraid to get creative.

With so many options for couple nicknames out there, we've put together a list of 100 of the best cute nicknames to provide all the inspiration you need. Time to start brainstorming your sweet moniker!

Below, see 100 adorable, sweet and slightly cheesy relationship pet names to call your significant other.

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Cute Couple Nicknames

For the duo who prefers traditional and sweet monikers, here are some of the cutest couple nicknames.

  • Puffin
  • Muffin
  • Cupcake
  • Pudding
  • Sprinkles
  • Dumpling
  • Tatertot
  • Peaches
  • Princess
  • Bubblegum
  • Pudding Pie
  • Puppy Face
  • Sweet Tea

Funny Couple Nicknames

Are you always laughing and giggling with your love? Highlight the fun and liveity in your relationship with one of these funny couple nicknames.

  • Frick and Frack
  • Bey and Jay
  • Bangers and Mash
  • Bert and Ernie
  • Beauty and Beast
  • Honey Nuts
  • Thing 1 and Thing 2
  • McNugget
  • Peaches
    A same-sex couple enjoying a day at the carnival
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    Cringey (But Still Adorable) Couple Nicknames

    Not afraid of being a little cringe? Then these kinda cringey—but still plenty adorable!—couple nicknames are perfect for you two.

    • Cutie Patootie
    • Shmoopsie
    • Boopsie
    • Booboo
    • Bae
    • Love Captain
    • Baby Boy
    • Baby Girl
    • Booger
    • Baby Gorgeous
    • Snuggle Bear
    • Wrangler
    • Sugar Daddy
    • Sugar Mama
    • Sugar Lips

    Romantic Couple Nicknames

    If you're a hopeless romantic who wants the world to know they're in love, consider these romantic couple nicknames.

    • Lovebug
    • Sweetheart
    • Amore
    • Mi Vida
    • Mi Corazon
    • Dreamboat
    • Soulmate
    • Cassanova
    • Romeo
    • Juliet
    • Caliente
    • Mi Amore

    Spicy Couple Nicknames

    For the couple that's hot, hot, hot, here are some spicy couple nicknames that just might make them blush.

    • Loverboy
    • Lovergirl
    • Sexy
    • Hot Stuff
    • Sex Pot
    • Tarzan and Jane
    • Big Daddy
    • Big Guy
    • Naughty Boy
    • Naughty Girl
    • Sexy Beast
    • Stud
    • Hottie
    • Woody
    • Stallion
    • Daddy
    • Tiger
    • Lion
    • Mustang
    • Wild Thing
    • Sexy Beast
    • Hot Shot
    A same sex couple enjoys a day at the beach
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    Corny Couple Nicknames

    Constantly cracking dad jokes? Then consider these corny couple nicknames when thinking of things to call your significant other.

    • Sunshine
    • Honey Bunch
    • Angel Eyes
    • Sweet Cheeks
    • Teddy Bear
    • Tater Tot
    • Honey Bunny
    • Pooh Bear
    • McDreamy
    • McSteamy
    • Boytoy
    • Love Professor

    Cute Matching Couple Nicknames

    Are you known amongst your friends as the "cute couple?" Then these cute matching couple nicknames are definitely worth checking out.

    • Jelly Bean & Gummy Bear
    • Sonny & Cher
    • Mickey & Minnie
    • Bonnie & Clyde
    • Yin & Yang
    • Starsky & Hutch
    • Trick & Treat
    • Hubs & Wifey
    • Barbie & Ken
    • Romeo & Juliet
    • Thing 1 & Thing 2
    • Salt & Pepper
    • Mr. & Mrs.
    • Mr. & Mr.
    • Mrs. & Mrs.
    • Sugar & Spice
    • Jack & Jill
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