201 Cute Names To Call Your Boyfriend-Nicknames For Your Guy

Add some spark to your relationship and express your love with nicknames.

Reviewed by Sarah Kenville, MA (Marriage and Family Therapy)
Written by Sneha Tete, Integrated MA, Certified Relationship Coach
Edited by Subhrojyoti Mukherjee, MA (English)  • 

Do you call your loved one by their name? Why don’t you try some cute nicknames for your boyfriend? Giving your king a cute or cheeky nickname can make him feel special and loved. Here is a tip for all the girls! Call him by his name when you are angry at him or mean business. This trick may work perfectly fine in your favor. In this article, we have shortlisted some cute nicknames to help you choose one for your boyfriend. Read on to learn some unique and meaningful nicknames for your boyfriend!

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Demi Lovato used to call Wilmer Valderrama “Jesus Christ” when they were dating. This nickname was mostly used in bed.

201 Cute Nicknames For Your Boyfriend

Cute nicknames for your boyfriend
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  1. Baabushona – The classic boyfriend nickname popular among Indian couples.
  2. Munchkin – An awesome name for a short, cute, and adorable guy.
  3. Cuddle Cookie – One of the most unique nicknames for a boyfriend who is sweet-natured and shy.
  4. Hot Chocolate – This cute name for your boyfriend will suit him well if he is a good-looking guy.
  5. Sugar – Try this common but sweet name to call your boyfriend if he is a sweetheart. You may also like Sugar Boogah, Sugar Cube, Sugar Britches, Sugar Leaf, Sugar Cake, Sugar Pie, Sugar Guy, Sugar Muffin, Honey Bun, Sugar Pudding, Sugar Puff, Sugar Plum, Sugar Smacks, Sugar Puss, Sugar Booger, Snookums, and other fun variations.
  6. Sweet Cakes – Perfect for the sentimental sweeties out there.
  7. Sweetums – This cute nickname for a boyfriend is perfect for someone who loves to talk and is very sweet-natured.
  8. Jaanu Baby – Another Indian nickname for your bae.
  9. Stud Muffin – If he is a manly man, but at the same time, a cutie pie, this is one of the cute names to call your boyfriend.
  10. Tater Tot – This would be a cute name if he is short and stocky.
  11. Bae – Stands for ‘Before Anyone Else.’ Pretty self-explanatory.
  12. Oreo – If these biscuits are a favorite of yours, you know what to name your favorite person, don’t you?
  13. Sunshine – Is he a bundle of energy? Does his presence brighten your day? If so, go for names like Sunshine, Angel or Sunbeam or any other cute variation.
  14. Sweet Pea – Is he so sweet that you practically want to eat him? Then, this would be the perfect name for your perfect guy.
  15. Coco – Do his crazy shenanigans drive you crazy? Then, this is the perfect nickname for your crazy guy.
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  1. Love Bear – A name for a guy who has taken care of you, time and again.
  2. Sweet Stuff – This is perfect for a man who has captured your heart.
  3. Pumpkin – Great for an attractive, tender-hearted person.
  4. Baby Cakes – You can feel that this sweet name is for a boyfriend that cooks you breakfast and does your hair.
  5. Cupcake – It is one of the classic nicknames for a boyfriend who is usually the most adorable guy around.
  6. Cookie Monster – This is a cute, funny name for a boyfriend that makes for a sweet little monster who teases you and makes fun of you, but at the same time, takes care of you like a baby.
  7. Smarties – It is one of the cutest things to call your boyfriend if he is a smart and down-to-earth guy.
  8. Dumpling – This is one of the best romantic names for a boyfriend who is cuddly.
  9. Eye Candy – This will make for a romantic nickname for your boyfriend if he is a looker and you can’t get enough of him.
  10. Love Muffin – He loves his mom, he loves his dog, and he loooves you? He is a sweetie pie! This would be the perfect nickname for your bundle of love.
  11. Jujube – Jujube is a sweet-tasting fruit of Chinese origin. Call him by this nickname if he’s a sweet, shy guy.
  12. Booga Bear – Just a cute term for your awesome boyfriend.
  13. Captain Cookie – A term of endearment for the number one guy on your ship steering the wheel of love.
  14. Honey Bear – Perfect name for a protective guy who is absolutely precious to you.
  15. Honey Badger – A cute nickname for a naughty but sweet-natured guy.
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  1. Honey Bunny – Derived from the classic “honey bunny” song, this term of endearment is very popular among newly-in-love couples!
  2. Hon – A short form of honey.
  3. Jelly Bean – This name is for the guy who acts tough but is soft at heart.
  4. Thunder Muffin – If he is sweet and super enthusiastic about everything, this is a great name for him.
  5. Loveberry Cheesecake – This one is for cheesecake lovers. The best sweet treat of them all is your guy, so call him by this name!
  6. Little Muppet – Does your guy keep losing his stuff and running into things? This would be a great nickname for him!
  7. Mi Hombre – A Spanish-inspired nickname for your guy. It means ‘my man.’
  8. Sweet Cheeks – Does your man have pinchable cheeks? Then, go for this nickname.
  9. Pebbles – A cute name for a cutie. Also, if he has a nerdy hobby, this is perfect for him.
  10. Sugar Belly – This is an adorable name if your guy loves to eat.
  11. Popsicle – Is he tall and sweet? This is it, then.
  12. Hot Stuff – It’s one of the best romantic names to call your boyfriend If he is a treat to the eyes.
  13. Tarzan – If your guy is wild at heart, this is a great nickname for him.
  14. Snickers – A name that can be used for a guy who gets “hangry” a lot.
  15. Sexy Button – Is your guy really hot, but a little bit short? This nickname goes with his persona perfectly.
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  1. Puddin’ – If you are both crazy people, try Puddin’, which is what Harley Quinn used to call her boyfriend, the Joker.
  2. Cuddle Muffin – Is your boyfriend the person you just loooove to cuddle with? We know the perfect nickname for him – Cuddle Muffin.
  3. Pudding Pop – If he is irresistible and a sweetie pie, call him by this adorable nickname.
  4. Hubba Bubba – Perfect for a guy who is sexy as hell.
  5. Huggies – A lovely term of endearment for an adorable guy.
  6. Chocoboy – He is hot, hot, hot? You gotta call that eye candy your Chocoboy.
  7. Sweet Pickle – If he is sweet, yet a little bit naughty, and often lands you both in trouble, this is the perfect nickname for him.
  8. Pickle Pie – If he is an adventurous guy who loves to live life on the edge, this would be a cute nickname for him.
  9. McMuffin – Is he all prim and proper, serious and gruff, yet a softy at heart? This is the name you have been looking for!
  10. Butter Boy – Is he all tough on the outside and sensitively emotional when you get to know him? He is a Butter Boy for sure!
  11. Buttercup – If he is an angry young man who fights for the weak and reminds you of the adorable Buttercup character from Powerpuff Girls, you can name him the same!
  12. Captain Hottie – Is he a leader by nature? Is he a sight for sore eyes? This name covers all the bases.
  13. Cinnamon Bunny – If he is different from all the other guys, he deserves this nickname.
  14. Nino – If he acts like a little boy and needs you to mother him sometimes, you can call him by this adorable Spanish term that means ‘boy.’
  15. Booffair – If he loves scary stuff and forces you to watch horror shows with him, this is a great nickname!
  16. Marshmallow – You know how marshmallows are – all warm and squishy. If you feel the same thing when you are with the love of your life, you need to name him this.
  17. Pancake Batter – Are you a foodie? Does your boyfriend’s company give you the same happiness as a plate of yummy pancakes? Here’s the name you were looking for!
  18. Fluffy – Is he all cute and cuddly? Does he wear his mama’s knitted sweaters on Christmas? He is an adorable Fluffy, that’s what he is!
  19. Paw Paw – If he is all protective of you and treats you like his little baby girl, this is the name for him.
  20. Boo – The classic term of endearment.
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  1. Shona – A word that basically means ‘sweet little baby.’
  2. Boo Bear – A perfect name for a gruff, protective guy.
  3. Snuggly – If snuggling and cuddling with him is the highlight of your day, this is what you have to refer to him as.
  4. Smoochie – If he loves to grab you and plant kisses, this nickname will describe him perfectly – and show him how much you love them!
  5. Sunny Bunny – If he is the sunshine of your life and a cutie pie at heart, this is the nickname you need to go for.
  6. Snuggle Bug – If you both love to snuggle and watch Netflix, this is the nickname for him!
  7. Teddy Boo Boo – A cute term for a super sweet guy who reminds you of a cuddly teddy bear.
  8. Sexy Butt – Does he love gymming? Is his butt the epitome of the perfect butt? No buts, this is the nickname for your guy.
  9. Snugglekins – If you and your munchkin snuggle with each other 90% of the time you guys hang out, this is the nickname for him.
  10. Wonder Boy – Does he make you feel like the luckiest girl on the planet? Well, do let your Wonder Boy know how much you appreciate him.
  11. Teddy Bear – Your cuddle buddy deserves this name.
  12. Mi Vida – A Spanish term for a guy you simply can’t live without, your soulmate.
  13. Looney Toons – Is your guy a little loco? Show how much you adore his craziness by calling him by this name!
  14. Goose Poose – A super cute nickname for a super cute guy.
  15. Pookie – A name for a guy who makes you laugh by acting silly and goofy all day.
  16. Mister Cutie – Perfect for a gentleman who has a hidden soft side only you know about.
  17. Kung Fu Panda – Is he a little pudgy but adorable like the panda we all love? He needs to be called by this nickname!
  18. House Mouse – Is he tiny and as mischievous as a mouse? Tease him by calling him by this adorable nickname.
  19. Freckles – If he has them, he is CHOOO CHWEET.
  20. Snow Bunny – The perfect name for a guy who loves snow and winter activities a little bit too much!
  21. Papa Bear – This is what he is if he protects you wherever you are and keeps looking out for you.
  22. Pooh Bear – For a cutie pie who reminds you of Winnie the Pooh.
  23. Papi – A Spanish nickname for a guy popular among the ladies for his charm.
  24. Poopsie – A whacky name for a goofy guy.
  25. Papito – A cute Spanish term of endearment.
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  1. Big Daddy – If he is your protector, this is the perfect name for him.
  2. Baby Boo – If he is all child-like and you have to do all the protecting, this is what you need to call him.
  3. Bumblebee – Is he always hovering around and obsessed with you? That’s your Bumblebee, and you are the flower.
  4. Cutie Patootie – If your guy is a couch potato, this is the best nickname for him.
  5. Daddy – If he takes care of you and is your go-to guy for everything, this is what you need to call him.
  6. Fox Box – Your boyfriend is a smartass? This ought to match that smart-mouth’s persona perfectly!
  7. Goofball – The name is self-explanatory. You know you gotta name that little bum!
  8. Little Monkey – If he is all energetic and mischievous, this is what you need to call him.
  9. Huggy Bear – For a big, burly guy who engulfs you in his arms when he hugs you.
  10. Goofy – It is a cute nickname for a boyfriend who makes you laugh all the time.
  11. Pikachu – Your very own pokemon that you have already caught!
  12. Romeo – For every lovesick Juliet, there is a Romeo!
  13. Beau – Here’s a chic yet adorable nickname for your special someone.
  14. Mister Right – If you know you have finally found your Mr. Right, then what better way to describe them than this.
  15. My Main – Here’s a cute nickname for the one who holds the main spot both in your life and heart.
  16. Cowboy – If he’s not afraid to get a little dirty and exudes desirable charm, this is for him!
  17. Hunk – How about a little sexy name to describe your attractive muscle man.
  18. Sir Loves-A-Lot – This one is perfect if you are constantly showered with love and the definition of too much is not in your partner’s vocabulary.
  19. Cara Mia – What can be a better term of endearment than Cara Mia in Italian, the most romantic language.
  20. My Handsome Boy – You know you pulled a good-looking one so why not let him know with this nickname.
  21. My One And Only – If they are the only one that dominates your heart, then this nickname is undoubtedly apt.
  22. Lifeboat – This is for the one who you know will always have your back and be your savior in any and every situation.
  23. My Safe Place – If your partner creates a judgment-free environment, then definitely let them know they are your ultimate safe place.
  24. My World – If your world truly revolves around your man, then we don’t think there would be a better nickname than this.
  25. My Mister – Got yourself an older man and don’t wish to stick to cutesy nicknames? Then this one is ideal.
  26. Prince Charming – The perfect nickname for the Prince Charming who swept you right off your feet.
201 cute nicknames to call your boyfriend
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  1. Hotshot – Want to accurately describe your charismatic new boyfriend? This nickname is surely ideal!
  2. Loverboy – What else would you call your sweet loverboy.
  3. Slayer Of Hearts – Found a man who could tame your wildness and bohemian spirit? He surely is a Slayer of Hearts.
  4. Captain Charisma – Call him Captain Charisma if you also fell for his mesmerizing charm.
  5. Love Nugget – Here’s a cute nickname if your boyfriend is nothing less than your irresistible little love nugget.
  6. Number 10 – Hit a perfect ten? This nickname is for him then!
  7. Superman – If your boyfriend jumps right in without a second thought when you face a problem, then what better nickname than Superman!.
  8. My Lobster – According to Phoebe Buffay from ‘Friends’, if you found your ultimate soulmate, then they are your lobster.
  9. Hush Puppy – Found a man who brings you comfort and warmth all the time? He is your Hush Puppy!
  10. Stallion – For a charming stallion who galloped right into your heart!
  11. Light Of My Life – For the one who brought shining light into your life and instantly subsided the darkness.
  12. Darling – Something to sweetly call your boyfriend!
  13. Prince – Does your man always treat you like a princess? That surely makes him a prince then.
  14. Superstar – For the one who holds the spot of nothing less than a superstar in your life.
  15. Mon Ange – Found a literal angel who loves you unconditionally? This nickname suits them the best.
201 cute nicknames to call your boyfriend
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  1. Bebetom – In Turkish, this cute nickname means ‘My Baby’.
  2. Maverick – For the one who is a go-getter and not afraid to get a little wild.
  3. Big Mac – Here’s another nickname you can use if big daddy is a little cliché for you.
  4. Hercules – For your hero and utterly strong big boy!
  5. McDreamy – Perfect for any Grey’s Anatomy fans in the house who have found their very own charming Derek Shepherd.
  6. Wonderboy – If your boyfriend is always the one with endless wonder and admiration, this is for them!
  7. Champ – For a winner in both love and life!
  8. Peanut Butter – If you finally found the peanut butter to your jelly.
  9. Squishy – Often find yourself overflowing with the desire to just squish that cute face? What better nickname than squishy!
  10. Mine – Simply let the world know that they are yours.
  11. Joon – This adorable nickname in Farsi means ‘dear’.
  12. Iron Man – For the ultimate marvel lover, call him Iron Man and simply see his reaction.
  13. Amorzinho – Here’s another foreign sweet nickname, meaning ‘little love’ in Portuguese.
  14. Spice Guy – If he got you singing ‘If you wanna be my lover’ by Spice Girls, this is the nickname for him.
  15. Jellybean – For the one who is cute, squishy, and simply filled with sugar!
201 cute nicknames to call your boyfriend
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  1. Firecracker – If he never lets you have a boring moment, this one is the ideal nickname for him!
  2. Other Half – If he’s the one you simply cannot function without, then what better name than your Other Half.
  3. Muscle Man – If he loves hitting the gym and is officially your big, strong man now.
  4. Dimples – Nothing cuter than a man with dimples, so surely have to go with this classic nickname.
  5. Lovie – The perfect synonym of love if the former nickname seems too mainstream to you.
  6. Knight – For your knight in shining armor who always saves your day! You can add your own twist and call him the Dark Knight, if he loves Batman.
  7. Sport – If he’s always an amiable and charming soul who is up for any adventure with you.
  8. Love – Like to stick to minimalist forms of endearment? This one is perfect.
  9. Lovebug – When you simply can’t deny that he is the ultimate lovebug that bit you!
  10. Tiger – Perhaps he’s a wild animal who’s loyal to a fault and takes care of loved ones.
  11. Hot Lips – The ideal name if he got you dreaming about those soft lips most nights.
  12. Mon Chéri – The French way of calling your gem of a man “my sweetheart”.
  13. Wolfie – This nickname perfectly complements a man who is bold and not afraid to take some responsibility!
  14. Future Hubby – A little obvious nickname if your present boyfriend has the potential to be someone more special in the future.
  15. Casanova – Ideal for a man who might be a player at heart but only locks his eyes on you.
201 cute nicknames to call your boyfriend
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  1. Cute Butt – Well, if he got a cute tushie, why not say it more often?
  2. Robin Hood – For the kind man who mercilessly stole your heart!
  3. Viking – For an ultimate protector who will always be by your side.
  4. Zorro – If his smoldering look and irresistible charm reminds you of the legend Zorro.
  5. Beast – For an untamed wild beast of a man who never forgets to treat you right.
  6. Good-Looking – If he got you relating to the lyrics of Suki Waterhouse’s song ‘good looking’.
  7. Heart And Soul – If your significant other has indeed taken over your heart and soul.
  8. Number One – For the man who holds the number one position in every aspect of your life!
  9. Monsieur – A cute little French way to call your man when you are feeling playful.
  10. Snowflake – Call him your sweet little snowflake and see those cheeks turn instantly red.
  11. Lovey Dovey – If you are acting all lovey dovey most of the time, then what better nickname than this.
  12. My Everything – Perfect name for the man who has captured your heart, mind, body, and has become your everything.
  13. Cupid – If he made a move on you first and immediately struck with his arrow of love!
  14. Bright Eyes – For when you see his bright eyes filled with sincere love for you!
  15. Nae Sarang – Here is the perfect nickname if you both are K-drama enthusiasts (the name translates to ‘My Love’ in Korean).
201 cute nicknames to call your boyfriend
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  1. Mon Trésor – Another beautiful French term to dedicate to your man, meaning ‘My Treasure’.
  2. My King – Ideal for a man who treats you like his ultimate queen.
  3. Puppy – Always find him constantly around you and showering you with love? This adorable nickname is perfect then!
  4. Love Ball – For the one who you can only describe as a big ball of love and adoration.
  5. Heart-Throb – If his alluring looks have constantly got you turning your head.
  6. Chief – For the man who is always in charge and ensures your needs are met!
  7. Daredevil – For a fearless soul that loves you unabashedly.
  8. Angel Eyes – Always find him looking at you with purest eyes and warmest intentions? This nickname is made for him!
  9. Mr. Sexy Bottoms – If he got you swooning over his toned body and muscular legs.
  10. Koala Bear – Here’s the perfect nickname if he acts like an adorable little clingy baby who simply can’t stay away from you.
  11. Partner In Crime – Got a man who always says yes to your wild ideas? This is for him!
  12. Heaven On Earth – If your life has gotten ten times better with them that it truly feels like heaven on earth, go ahead and credit them with this sweet name.
  13. Night Light – If he is your night light that gently guides you through the darkest moments.
  14. Mon Coeur – The nickname translates to ‘My Heart’ in French, another dear name to call your boyfriend.
  15. Key To My Heart – When the loveable man has the ultimate key to your heart.
201 cute nicknames to call your boyfriend
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  1. My Guy – The ideal nickname if you wish to switch between ‘My Man’ and ‘My Guy’.
  2. Stardust – If your darling partner has sprinkled your world with stardust, making it more magical.
  3. My Drug – The best nickname if they got you addicted like an addict.
  4. Hon – Don’t like cringe, overly-sweet nicknames? This short and simple name can be used.
  5. Fated One – The perfect name if you believe destiny has brought you two together.
  6. Diamond – For the one who is always shining bright in your life!
  7. Moonbeam – Ideal for the man who brings serenity and calmness into your life, like a moonbeam.
  8. My All – Here’s the perfect nickname for your partner if your day starts with their sweet voice and night is always accompanied by warm cuddles.
  9. Golden Retriever – For the one who embodies that charming, playful golden retriever energy and is always easy-going.
  10. My Star – If his natural radiance has only brightened your life further!

Infographic: Cute Nicknames In Different Languages

Nothing is sweeter and more endearing than calling your boyfriend a unique nickname. Addressing him by his nickname makes him feel special and loved. So, we have compiled a list of cute nicknames in different languages you can call your boyfriend. Check out the infographic below!

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Also, when your boyfriend is exceptionally cute, you can call him chipmunk.

Nicknaming your dear boyfriend according to your mood can break the monotony of your relationship and lighten up things. Nicknames can also help your partner guess your mood. For example, when you call them Dumpling, it can give them an idea that you want to cuddle or need some extra attention. You can select a variety of nicknames from the above list, and also improvise to impart a personal touch. So, what are you waiting for? Express your love for your darling boyfriend with these charming and cute nicknames.

Frequently Asked Questions

What nicknames do guys like to be called?

Guys usually prefer nicknames that complement their personalities and qualities. However, if you are romantic partners, names like ‘babe’ and ‘honey’ can make them feel warm and loved.

What are some flirty names to call a guy?

Stud muffin, hot stuff, hottie, hotness, and handsome are some flirty names to call a guy. Flirty names are generally playful and complement one’s physical attractiveness.

Do guys love pet names?

Yes. Guys love the idea of pet names from people who are special to them. It is an element that signifies a special bond, and they appreciate that very much.

Can you call a guy “babe”?

Yes. “Babe” is a gender-neutral nickname or term of endearment. Anyone can be addressed as “babe” regardless of gender identity.

Find the perfect cute name to call your boyfriend or husband from the following video and add a romantic touch to your relationship. Create an affectionate bond with these endearing nicknames.

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