The Sweetest Spanish Terms of Endearment to Call Your Loved Ones - My Daily Spanish

The Sweetest Spanish Terms of Endearment to Call Your Loved Ones

Like other languages, Spanish has a long list of terms of endearment you can use to call your loved ones. In this article, let’s have a look at the most popular nicknames to express your affection for your male or female sweetheart or your child.

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I. Spanish Nicknames for Female Lover

For the special woman in your life, here are some of the sweetest Spanish nicknames you can use.

Spanish term
English Meaning/ Equivalent Term
bebébaby
cariñohoney
amorlove
corazónsweetheart
cielohun (sky, heaven)
bonitabeautiful
hermosagorgeous
princesaprincess
ángelangel
queridadear
tesorodarling
muñequitadoll
mi amormy love
linduracutie
ojitosbeautiful eyes
ricitoscurly
vida míamy life
mi luzmy light
luz de mis ojosthe light of my eyes
mi corazónmy heart
mi solmy sunshine
mi tesoromy treasure
mi reinamy queen
conejitabunny
abejitalittle bee
chaparritashorty
flacaskinny
gatitakitty
lunamoon
mamimommy
nenitalittle girl
pajaritolittle bird
palomadove
pastelitomuffin
pecasfreckles
mamimommy
nenitalittle girl
pajaritolittle bird
palomadove
pastelitomuffin
patitoduckling
pecasfreckles

II. Spanish Terms of Endearment for Male Lover

Now if you’re looking for special Spanish names to call your boyfriend or husband, here are some romantic ones to choose from.

Spanish term
English Meaning/ Equivalent Term
bebébaby
cariñohoney
amorlove
corazónsweetheart
cielohun (sky, heaven)
guapohandsome
príncipeprince
ángelangel
queridodear
tesorodarling
mi amormy love
gordochubby
ositoteddy
tigretiger
vida míamy life
mi luzmy light
luz de mis ojosthe light of my eyes
mi corazónmy heart
mi solmy sunshine
mi tesoromy treasure
mi reymy king
chaparritoshorty
flacoskinny
patitoduckling

III. Sweet Spanish Nicknames for Children

Now finally, here are some cute Spanish nicknames you can call your little one.

Spanish term
English Meaning/ Equivalent Term
bebébaby
cachorropuppy
nenebaby
pequelittle boy
princesaprincess
príncipeprince
changuitolittle monkey
cachetescheeks
gorditochubby
bichitolittle bug
mis ojosmy eyes
mini-memini me
gusanitolittle worm
almendraalmond
frijolitolittle bean
pollitochicken
burbujitabubble
mi tesoromy treasure
cielosky

Do you know any other Spanish nickname not included here? Share with us in the comments!

About the Author Janey

Janey is a fan of different languages and studied Spanish, German, Mandarin, and Japanese in college. She has now added French into the mix, though English will always be her first love. She loves reading anything (including product labels).

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