Most Popular Mexican NicknamesMay 15, 2018 • By Inside Mexico
In Mexico, there are many nicknames or terms of endearment to express in a playful way our feelings toward others.
Abue Short for Abuelo (a) grandparent
Amor my love.
Chaparrita (o) Short one.
Chino (a) Curly one.
Chirris A short person, a child
Corazón Heart, my heart.
Cielo, Mi Cielo My sky.
Flaco (a) Thin one.
Gordito (a) Chubby one.
Güera (0) Blond one, or white skinned.
Inge is short for Ingeniero, Engineer.
Lic is short for Licenciado.
Linda A beautiful woman or girl
Maestro Teacher but is mostly used for construction workers, carpenters etc.
Mami Mama can be used for daughters or mothers.
Muñeca (o) Doll.
Nene (a) Baby.
Papi Daddy and can be used for sons or father.
Peque Little one said to a child
Prieta (o) Dark-skinned, tanned beauty.
Profe Short for Profesor (a) teacher
Seño Short for señora Mrs.
Vieja (o) Said to a wife or a husband. Can also be a derogatory term for a mean woman or man.