If you need cute names to call your husband or cute contact names for your husband (words to use in storing his number on your phone), you will be pleased with the names we have found.
As anyone who has been married for a length of time will tell you, your relationship with your significant other is one of the most complex and intimate ones that you’ll ever experience.
Although we might moan and complain about our husbands from time to time – after all, who doesn’t?! – deep down, we know that it’s all love.
Whether you’re married to your hubby, your hub-a-dub, or your honey, chances are you’ve already given each other pet names.
However, there’s a whole world of awesome nicknames for husbands out there.
Let’s have a better look at some nicknames for your spouse, ranging from the hilarious to the traditional with everything else in between, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect one for your husband here.
Which one will you choose?
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Funny Nicknames for Husbands
Let’s get started with some funny nicknames for husbands.
Of course, living with someone can be tough, but it almost always leads to some funny situations and of course, those hilarious inside jokes that come up between couples.
Has your husband got an awesome sense of humor? Is he always cracking jokes? If so, one of these funny nicknames could be just the ticket for him.
Remember though, you don’t want to offend your husband – just make him laugh!
Examples of Funny Nicknames for Husbands:
Bingo: Named for the easy-to-play game, this nickname is great for a husband who is lucky, or to make it even funnier, not lucky at all!
Bromancer: This funny nickname for a husband can be reserved for those who spend way too much time in their ‘bromances’ with their friends instead of with you!
Bumbles: The perfect nickname for the husband who just bumbles his way through life. You may want to hold off on calling him this in front of his mates though!
Butters: Named for the character on the animated TV series, South Park, Leopold ‘Butters’ Scotch has a bit of a hard time in life and often ends up in situations he doesn’t really have a handle of, but he does often come out on top.
Dishwasher: Used ironically, it’s the perfect nickname for the husband who never ever helps around the house.
Dracula: For the blood-sucking, hickey-giving husband!
Godot: From the play by Samuel Beckett, ‘Waiting for Godot’, this nickname can be used for the husband who is perpetually late. In the existentialist play, the two main characters wait for Godot, who never appears.
Henry the 8th: For the husband who has been married more than once. This nickname is inspired by the 16th-century English king of the same name, who had no less than 6 wives!
Hoover: Another household appliance, but this one is ideal for the husband who eats really quickly and noisily, just like a vacuum cleaner!
Poindexter: The ideal nickname for the husband with studious and serious intentions but who needs a little loosening up. Bonus points for using this nickname if your husband is a little socially inept, too.
Pot and Pan: This nickname comes from London and a dialect of English called cockney rhyming slang. Pot and Pan means – old man and it refers to “husband.” It’s the ideal nickname for a husband who never goes anywhere near a pot or a pan!
Serge or Major: For the husband who fancies himself as a bit of a drill sergeant at times.
Sheldon: Do you suspect that your husband is somewhere on the spectrum? If so, this nickname from the TV series The Big Bang is perfect for him.
The Athlete: Married to a couch potato? There’s one plus to that, you’ll be able to call him this nickname on occasion!
The Old Ball and Chain: Refers to a method of prisoner restraint from the middle ages when captives were tethered by a heavy chain to an even heavier metal ball!
Yoda: Does your husband love Star Wars AND fancy himself as a wise soul? If so, may the force be with him with this nickname!
Some other funny nicknames for husbands include:
- Man muffin
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Sexy Nicknames for Husbands
If none of those funny nicknames for husbands suited yours, perhaps you’re looking for something a little bit more risqué in nature.
Is your husband an absolute stud in bed? Or maybe he fancies himself as being one! If so, one of these sexy nicknames could be perfect for him.
Some of these might be best reserved between the two of you though, there’s a few here that you probably don’t want to be shouting down the street or in the supermarket aisles!
Examples of Sexy Nicknames for Husbands:
Captain: Does your husband rock your world or your boat? Try out this nickname!
Casanova: Named for the famed Venetian lover. A perfect nickname for a husband who’s great in bed. If he likes oysters then it’s even better, the real Casanova said oysters fired up his famed libido.
Coco Loco: A fun and sexy nickname for a black husband who is wild in bed.
Fabio: For when you can’t believe it’s not butter. Or your husband looks like he stepped straight off the cover of a Mills and Boon paperback.
Foxy: This one works great for both women and men.
Hot Stuff: A simple fun nickname for a husband. We imagine that no man will object to being called this.
Lover: Another classic and one that’s perfect for intimate moments.
Marquis: Has your husband got a dark side to his kink? Try this nickname, it comes from the French nobleman and sexual libertine, Donatien Alphonse François, better known as The Marquis de Sade. He’s the author of the infamous ‘The 120 Days of Sodom’. Fun fact – the word ‘sadism’ is derived from this man’s title.
Mr. Grey: Reserved for those wives who have been reading far too much ‘50 Shades’.
Papi: Perfect for a sexy Latin husband.
Ron Jeremy: Named for the famous porn star, this nickname is ideal for the husband who um…. You get the picture!
Stallion: For extra fun, insert his nationality in front, e.g. Italian Stallion.
Stud Muffin: This one is a classic nickname for a sexy husband. It’s kind of cute too so it’s not overtly sexual.
The Beast: For the husband who just can’t get enough of you!
Tiger: A great nickname for a husband when you’re his sex kitten!
Yes-man: For a husband who agrees with all you say.
Some other examples of sexy nicknames for husbands include:
- Bad Boy
- Big Boy
- Big Daddy
- Big Guy
- Big Papa
- Boy Toy
- Captain America
- Dirty Boy
- Dream Guy
- Drill Sergeant
- Drop-Dead Handsome
- Foxy Mister
- Indiana Jones
- Papa Bear
- Super Stud
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Traditional Nicknames for Husbands
There’s a reason the classics are classics.
These nicknames endure because they’re well-loved and applicable to all. They’ve inspired countless romantic songs and are on the lips of millions of people from around the world.
Plus, you can say them aloud in front of other people without having to worry about shocking them!
Babe, baby, babes, and boo – they’re all here in our list of traditional nicknames for husbands.
We’ve also included a few that you might not have heard of before.
Examples of Traditional Nicknames for Husbands:
Amando: The Spanish alternative to ‘darling’.
Beau: This nickname is the French word for boyfriend and it also means good-looking.
Better half: As above.
Darl’: A nickname for hubby that is commonly used in Australian English.
Mi Amor: The Spanish version of ‘my love’.
Other half: Used to refer to your husband when talking with others
Snooks: Short for snookums.
Snookums: A sugary sweet nickname that might be a bit much for some.
Spouse: A formal term that means partner.
Some more examples of traditional nicknames for husbands include:
- Hubby or Hubs
- My Love
Cute Nicknames for Husbands
Get ready to get cutesy with us as we round up some of the cutest, fluffiest, saccharine-sweet nicknames for husbands out there.
Is your husband an absolute sugar, is he the nicest guy you’ve ever met, or perhaps he’s a snug-bug who loves nothing more than a cuddle? If so, perhaps one of these oh-so-cute nicknames will be perfect for him.
Now, be aware that this level of sweetness may not be for all husbands. If your husband is the kind of guy who would object to being called these, consider saving them for when you’re teasing him, or use them ironically.
Examples of Cute Nicknames for Husbands:
Big Bear: If your husband is like a giant teddy bear, this one may suit him.
Boo Boo: With an element of baby talk, this nickname is for those who like their talk sweet and infantile!
Ducky or Duck: Another British term of endearment.
Fluffles: We’ve even shocked ourselves with the cutesiness of this one.
Frou Frou: Meaning something akin to frilly, fluffy, ornamental, this cute nickname rolls off the tongue.
Honey Bunch: This nickname is a well-known term of affection between lovers and spouses.
Honey Love: Not overly ridiculous, this cute nickname is quite a common one for husbands.
Huggly: As above, this one is for the snuggle husband.
Jellybean: One for the family pet AND a husband.
Lambkin: A Shakespearian term of endearment for a husband who is innocent and sweet.
McLovin’: A cult classic nickname from the movie ‘Superbad’.
Pookie: A sweet and cute nickname for a husband, albeit not a particularly manly one!
Poppet: A common British nickname for a loved one.
Pudding Pie: Can’t stop gushing about your hubby? – Combo your fav deserts in this uber-sweet nickname.
Smoochems: It’s sweet, it’s smoochy, it may not be the kind of nickname you should call him in front of his friends!
Snug Monster: For a husband who loves to snuggle.
Snuggles: We’re getting into ‘Care Bear’ territory with this one!
Some other examples of cute nicknames for husbands include:
- My heart
- My sun and stars
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Zany Nicknames for Husband
It’s time to get zany, wacky, and a little bit weird.
Perhaps your husband has an unusual sense of humor and loves things that are off the wall.
If so, one of these zany nicknames for husbands might suit him perfectly.
Some are funny, some are bordering on sexy, but above all, these nicknames for husbands are unusual.
Examples of Zany Nicknames for Husbands:
001: Named for the James Bond movie series, this nickname is perfect for the husband who always has a secret mission.
Awesomeasaurus: The perfect nickname for a husband who is awesome but also a bit of a dinosaur in his outlook!
Bacchus: For the husband who loves to swill wine like the Roman god from mythology.
Comrade Wobbly: For the husband who returns home from the pub or bar a bit unsteady on his feet.
Feelgood: A funny and zany nickname for a husband who always strives to make those around him feel good.
Gigolo Joe: A different nickname that comes from the movie
Khal Drogo: A ‘Game for Thrones’ themed nickname for the husband who is a bit of a beast and may not always understand consent!
Mastermind: Named for the British TV show of the same name where the host had a catchphrase when the time ran out – “I’ve started so now I shall finish.”
Prince or Prince (his name): For the husband with a princely demeanor.
Sasquatch: For the big-footed lover in your life.
SCUBA: A perfect nickname for the husband who can do down for a long time and not come up for air!
Scud: A funny nickname that comes from the missile of the same name which was infamous for blowing up early and not hitting its target.
Sex Pig: For a husband who loves to roll in the hay, or the mud!
Sir Muff-a-Lot: A nickname for a husband who is extra keen on pleasuring his partner orally. Also plays on the name of the singer Sir Mix-a-Lot.
Tadger: This unusual nickname is also a British slang word for a certain part of your man’s anatomy.
Dirk Gently: From the novels of the same name.
Gingernuts: For the husband with fiery red pubic hair!
Google: The ideal nickname for the husband who knows everything!
Johnny-Be-Good: Named after the famous Chuck Berry song.
Pip: A nickname that comes from Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations
Ragamuffin: For the husband who loves reggae.
Schmetterling: A wacky and harsh-sounding nickname that means ‘butterfly’ in German.
Trump: You might reserve this one for a Republican husband who you’re not particularly fond of!
Other examples of zany nicknames for husbands include:
- Kid Wonder
- Magic Mike
- Noodle or Noodles
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International Nicknames for Husbands
The terms and terms of endearment used for husbands around the world are a rich source of unusual nicknames for your man.
And they can be quite funny too, particularly when these nicknames are taken out of their original language context.
For example, a French husband might be called ‘my little cabbage’. This is, of course, a little strange sounding to us, but, when you stop to think about the meaning of the English endearment ‘honey love’, it doesn’t seem so strange after all, does it?!
Here we head to the international language community for a peek at some of the things husbands get called around the world.
One of these international names, translated directly into English, might be perfect for your hubby too.
Examples of International Nicknames for Husbands
- French – My cabbage
- French – My flea
- Russian – Little fish
- Russian – Little Fox
- Spanish – Fatty
- Spanish – Angel eyes
- Arabic – My heart’s life
- Arabic – Light of my eyes
- Arabic – Cream
- Arabic – Moon
- Arabic – Eyes of a ghazal
- Korean – Puppy
- Finnish – Crumb of gold
- Italian – Meatball
- Italian – My little chicken
- Italian – My little microbe
- German – Sparrow
- German – Mouse
- German – Treasure
- Tamil – Eye
- Hindi – My life
- Hindi – Little master
- Greek – Star
- Greek – My duckling
- Greek – Bug
- Irish – My pulse
- Swedish – Sweet nose
- Tibetan – Honoured poison of my heart
- Flemish – Little round thing
- Polish – Breadcrumb
- Hungarian – Precious
- Taiwanese – Little honey
- Thai – Mother with warm meat
- Persian – May a mouse eat you (endearing because a person is so small and cute that a mouse could eat them!)
- Dutch – My little poop
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We hope you’ve enjoyed delving into this diverse, and at times bizarre, world of nicknames for husbands with us.
Will your man be a cabbage or a sugar plum, a pumpkin or a sasquatch, or will he forever be your boo? Let us know in the comments below!
Did we miss anything essential off our list, do you have a special and unusual nickname for your man? Tell the world about it now by commenting and sharing.
Also, you don’t have to call him any of these nicknames, you could just use them as your husband’s contact name.