What do kids call you if not mommy/mummy?

If you’re a two mama or genderqueer family, trying to decide what your kids call you can be complex.

Especially if the traditional mummy/mommy/mama/names just don’t feel like they fit.

Compiled below is a list of names others in your situation have come up with. If you have any to add, feel free to comment below!

  • Maddy (a mom daddy)
  • Mome (pronounced mohm)
  • Ooma
  • Ima (which is mama in Hebrew)
  • Ommy (other mommy)
  • Umma (Korean for mom)
  • Mamo (pronounced mah-moe)
  • Ina (mama in Tagalog)
  • Maman (French, pronounced ma-mohn)
  • Aiti (Finnish for mom)
  • Matka (Polish for mom)
  • Mun (English slang for mom)
  • Ahmee (could be spelled Ammi or Umi – It’s Urdu)
  • Mamacita
  • Memmy
  • Ama
  • Abba
  • Maji
  • Ema
  • Mimmy
  • Meema
  • Moddy
  • Mod
  • 2mama
  • Baba (common for masculine-presenting women)
  • Bubba
  • Copa (co-parent)
  • Mamadada
  • AhDa
  • Dad/dadda/daddy
  • Fomi (father/mommy)
  • Didi
  • Diddy
  • Dami (pronounced Dah-mi – a combination of daddy and mommy)
  • Dom (dad mom)
  • Dmom (dad mom)
  • Papa
  • Pappy
  • Pomo (short for pop/mom)
  • Moppa (mom/poppa)
  • Boppa (came from butch Poppa)
  • Uppa
  • Honey
  • Bear
  • Zaza (z is sometimes a gender neutral pronoun)
  • Laddy (lesbian daddy)
  • Yaya
  • Nana (nah-nah)