230+ Nicknames For Boyfriends: Cute Names to Call Your Boyfriend

230+ Cute Nicknames For Your Boyfriend That He’ll Secretly Love

July 6, 2020 Updated January 14, 2021

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A person’s name is, well, personal, and when someone decides to call you something other than your actual name, it should be for a good reason. One of those acceptable situations is when you’re in a romantic relationship with someone. Whether you use your nicknames for each other in public, or save it only for private moments, this can be a great way to show affection (if all parties are into it — don’t just throw around nicknames willy nilly).

It’s always nice when your boyfriend actually likes the nickname you give him. I mean, are they going to swoon when you call them “sugar butt” in front of their boss? Probably not. But calling him other nicknames like “zaddy” or “Casanova” might make their boys a little jealous. Nicknames are supposed to be endearing and a reflection of your relationship and understanding of one another. A nickname isn’t that big of a deal, but it does hold some weight.

So maybe you’ve just gotten into a relationship that you realize will probably last longer than a few dates. Should you take the leap to nicknames? That’s your call, not ours, but if you’re looking for some inspiration on cute names to call your boyfriend, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve listed a slew of sweet aliases to get you started.

  1. Stud muffin
  2. Daddy
  3. Hunk
  4. Batman
  5. Big guy
  6. Chief
  7. Handsome
  8. Heartthrob
  9. Honeybun
  10. Darling
  11. Hot stuff
  12. Lover
  13. Mister man
  14. Papi
  15. Sailor
  16. Rockstar
  17. Tight butt
  18. Prince
  19. Pookie
  20. Lover man
  21. Papa bear
  22. Old man
  23. My boy
  24. Boy toy
  25. Monkey
  26. Sweets
  27. Jeff
  28. Mack daddy
  29. Kiddo
  30. Hulk
  31. Hot pants
  32. Jellybean
  33. Schmoopy
  34. Foxy
  35. Dumpling
  36. Cowboy
  37. Cupcake
  38. Buddy
  39. Captain
  40. Dude
  41. Sugar
  42. Tater tot
  43. Bae
  44. Eye candy
  45. Honeybadger
  46. Pebbles
  47. Popsicle
  48. Snickers
  49. Tarzan
  50. McDreamy
  51. Hubba bubba
  52. Captain hottie pants
  53. Fluffy
  54. Boo
  55. Snuggles
  56. Wonderboy
  57. Teddy bear
  58. Freckles
  59. Pooh bear
  60. Blue eyes
  61. Papito
  62. Tiger
  63. Pumpkin
  64. Mi Amor
  65. Baby boy
  66. Binky
  67. Cassanova
  68. Button
  69. Daredevil
  70. Hero
  71. Duck
  72. Favorite
  73. Firecracker
  74. Fuzzy butt
  75. Hot lips
  76. Iron Man
  77. Stallion
  78. Wolf
  79. Lamb
  80. Major
  81. Muscleman
  82. Sunshine
  83. Pickle
  84. Peach pop
  85. Shorty
  86. Romeo
  87. Randy
  88. Robin Hood
  89. Soda pop
  90. Superstar
  91. Viking
  92. Sprinkler
  93. Zorro
  94. Baker’s dozen
  95. Wonder
  96. Adonis
  97. Beau
  98. Angel eyes
  99. Bello
  100. Butter biscuit
  101. Charmy
  102. Guapo
  103. Hunk-a-lunk
  104. Bad boy
  105. Potato cakes
  106. Man-meat
  107. Jock
  108. Koala bear
  109. Mr. Sexy Bottoms
  110. Num numbs
  111. Spice boy
  112. Squishy
  113. Cariño (Spanish)
  114. Amore (Italian)
  115. Lyubov Moya (Russian)
  116. Zaichik (Russian)
  117. Amorzinho (Portuguese)
  118. Jaan (Hindi)
  119. Joon (Farsi)
  120. Corazón (Spanish)
  121. Hermoso (Spanish)
  122. Mi Amado (Spanish)
  123. Mon trésor (French)
  124. Mon Lapin (French)
  125. Mon ange (French)
  126. Ace
  127. Babe
  128. Champ/Champion
  129. Fly guy
  130. Sir
  131. All-star
  132. Mr. Big
  133. Big Mac
  134. Sheriff
  135. PIC (partner-in-crime)
  136. Beast
  137. Fella
  138. Maverick
  139. Monsieur (French)
  140. Warrior
  141. Liebling (German)
  142. Knuddelbärchen (German)
  143. Ke aloha (Hawaiian)
  144. Ku’uipo (Hawaiian)
  145. Mea aloha (Hawaiian)
  146. Aşk böceğim (Turkish)
  147. Aşkım (Turkish)
  148. Bebetom (Turkish)
  149. Canım (Turkish)
  150. Canımın içi (Turkish)
  151. Zaddy
  152. Dumpling
  153. Sir (if he’s into power play, he’ll love it)
  154. Prince charming
  155. Love
  156. Casanova
  157. Bubba
  158. Sweetie
  159. Dream Boat
  160. Sugar snap pea
  161. Honey butter biscuit
  162. Other half
  163. Sugar pie
  164. My beloved
  165. Lovey dovey
  166. Hunk
  167. Dearest
  168. Love of my life
  169. Honey
  170. Bo
  171. Baby Boo
  172. Baby Cakes
  173. Baby Daddy
  174. Bear
  175. Big daddy
  176. Big Fella
  177. Boss
  178. Bossman
  179. Charmer
  180. Superman
  181. Chewbaca
  182. Chipmunk
  183. Chubby Bunny
  184. Chubs
  185. Chunky
  186. Chunks
  187. Chunk chunk
  188. Chunky butt
  189. Cookie
  190. Cookie Monster
  191. Cutie
  192. Cutie cutes
  193. Cutie patootie
  194. Heart Breaker
  195. Heart Throb
  196. Hercules
  197. Honey bee
  198. Honey bunny
  199. Tough Guy
  200. Wookie
  201. (Mi) Cielo (Spanish)
  202. (Mi) Alma (Spanish)
  203. (Mi) Amor (Spanish)
  204. (Mi) Corazón (Spanish)
  205. (Mi) Dulce de leche (Spanish)
  206. (Mi) Gordo (Spanish)
  207. (Mi) Hombre (Spanish)
  208. (Mi) Luz (Spanish)
  209. (Mi) Muñeca (Spanish)
  210. (Mi) niño (Spanish)
  211. (Mi) príncipe (Spanish)
  212. (Mi) Rey (Spanish)
  213. (Mi) Romeo (Spanish)
  214. (Mi) sol (Spanish)
  215. (Mi) Tesoro (Spanish)
  216. (Mi) Tigre (Spanish)
  217. (Mi) Vida (Spanish)
  218. Azúcar (Spanish)
  219. Bebé (Spanish)
  220. Bichito (Spanish)
  221. Bombón (Spanish)
  222. Bomboncito (Spanish)
  223. Amigo (Spanish)
  224. Luz de mis ojos (Spanish)
  225. Lindo (Spanish)
  226. Hermoso (Spanish)
  227. Gordito (Spanish)
  228. Galletita (Spanish)
  229. Enano (Spanish)
  230. Cuerpo (Spanish)
  231. Cuchi cuchi (Spanish)
  232. Corazón de melón (Spanish)
  233. Churri (Spanish)
  234. Chiqui (Spanish)
  235. Cariño (Spanish)
  236. Cari (Spanish)
  237. Caramelito (Spanish)

One More Thing To Consider
Look for nicknames that hold a hint of meaning. Maybe you call your boyfriend by his first and middle name (“Tommy Lee”) instead of what everyone else calls him (“Tommy”). Another unique and personal option is to go with initials, like “CRA.” But, it’s even more fun and sweet if the meaning goes a little bit deeper. Maybe you call him “puppy” because when he nuzzles into your neck at night he sounds like a panting puppy?

What job does he have and how can you make that title more personal? Chef Tommy could become “Chef Boyfriend” or even “Chef Dada,” if you share a kid. Sometimes embarrassing nicknames are fun. If a misread of a toy mixed with your dude’s bathroom-issues leads to “Poopslinky” then so be it. Just keep in mind that while he might find it silly when it’s just the two of you, he might be mortified if it slips out when you’re with company. At the end of the day, you want to choose a nickname that makes him smile, not cringe.