135+ Romantic Nicknames for Couples to Fall For

Show the world that you're #couplegoals with these fun and flirty couple nicknames.

Updated April 17, 2024
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While you might scoff at couples who bear their custom nicknames with pride, romantic nicknames aren't just for the "ultra-schmoozy" duos. Creating nicknames for your boyfriend or girlfriend can be a fun and sweet way to connect with your partner. And creating a power couple nickname can help set your identity as a duo.

The nicknames you choose can be affectionate, creative, or even playful. Whether you try out a dozen or hit the nail on the head on the first try, you can unlock your new pet name that suits you perfectly.

Romantic Nicknames for Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Why wait for date night to turn up the romance in your relationship? Don't put off wining and dining your boyfriend or girlfriend until your scheduled once-a-month date night; whisper a new romantic nickname in their ear to keep their interest every day of the week. If these nicknames were a television ad, they'd be enchanting you with the crystal clear waters and candlelit dinners of the infamous Sandals Resorts.

Win over your partner with these romantic nicknames that are sure to make them fall in love with you all over again:

  • Lover Boy
  • Lover Girl
  • Tarzan or Jane
  • Heaven Sent
  • Sexy
  • Hot Stuff
  • Tiger
  • Captain of Love
  • Rosebud
  • Stardust
  • Doll
  • Darling
  • Mon Coeur
  • Mi Corazon
  • Dreamboat
  • Mon Cher
  • Habibi

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Affectionate Nicknames for Your Significant Other

Depending on your partner's personality, the perfect nickname for them might not be as schmaltzy as the Hallmark Channel movie marathoners prefer theirs to be. In fact, your boyfriend or girlfriend might like a romantic nickname that's a little more affectionate, like one of these:

  • Sweetie
  • Sweetie Pie
  • Pookie
  • Pumpkin
  • Lamb Chop
  • Honey
  • Honey Bun
  • Muffin
  • Precious
  • Baby Doll
  • Sugar
  • Snookums
  • Smoochie
  • Cutie Pie
  • Cuteness
  • Cute Stuff
  • Sweet Pea

Cute Nicknames for Your Partner

If you're still in your honeymoon phase and intoxicated by the fumes of your newfound love, then cute names for your girlfriend or boyfriend are going to hit the spot. Every new relationship deserves a cute nickname christening, and these are worthy of the thousands of giggles and hidden smiles they'll inevitably get.

Try out a classically cute nickname for your new boyfriend or girlfriend to keep them close. Be the reason behind their smiles, with these cute couple names.

  • Angel Eyes
  • Honey Bunny
  • Sunshine
  • Sassy Pants
  • Kitty Cat
  • Love Bug
  • Sunshine
  • Boo Bear
  • Pookie
  • Tootsie
  • Buttercup
  • Dimples
  • Honeybunch
  • Luvs
  • Giggles
  • Twinkle
  • Shortcake
  • Peach
  • Special Sauce
Couple in love

Relationship Pet Names to Call Your Partner

Put both your head and heart into picking out the best one of these perfect pet names for lovers to gift to your new boo. Whether your relationship is made for something flirty and playful or thoughtful and off-the-wall, you don't need to look for inspiration from anywhere else than this collection of cute pet names for couples.

Playful Pet Names for Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Ideal for those who are young or young at heart, these playful pet names are perfect for people who laugh everything off and radiate puppy-dog energy.

  • Monkey Man
  • Honey Buns
  • Cricket
  • Bubbles
  • Bunny
  • Squirrel
  • Chipmunk
  • Chicken
  • Chickadee
  • Love Nugget
  • Love Lumps
  • Butterpea
  • Doll Face

Creative Pet Names for Your Significant Other

If you and your partner like to go off the beaten path, it's a great idea to try out one or two of these creative nicknames for your special someone to see which one fits.

  • Babylicious
  • Gumdrop
  • Gummy Bear
  • Fruit Loop
  • Jelly bean
  • Money Muffins
  • Baby Doodle
  • Boogie Bear
  • Darlington
  • Canoodle
  • Captain Underpants
  • Cool Breeze
  • Firecracker
  • Gum Drop
  • Foxy

Pop Culture Pet Names for Your Love

If you want a nickname that people will immediately recognize, you can turn to the neverending well of content that's pop culture. From celebrities and famous icons to television stars and film duos, you can create a stellar nickname for your significant other. And if you both love the same type of content, you might even be able to convert them into a couple's name too.

  • Braveheart
  • Care Bear
  • Little Muppet
  • Pooh Bear
  • Prince
  • Superman and Lois
  • Batman and Catwoman
  • Merlin
  • Papa Bear and Mama Bear
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Romeo
  • Casanova
  • Popeye and Olive Oil
  • Chewy
  • Betty Boop

Cute Duo Nicknames That Are Couple Goals

Happy young couple covering themselves with a blanket outdoors

How do you identify as a couple? Every couple needs a nickname, whether it's a mashup of both your names (think Bennifer) or a couple name that shows off your unique romantic vibe.

Adorable Animal-Themed Couple Nickamaes

We love a #couplegoals nickname that shows the world your animal magnetism. Try one of these adorbs animal-themed names for the two of you.

  • Love Bugs
  • Snuggle Bunnies
  • Honey Bees
  • Smitten Kittens
  • Mickey & Minnie
  • Lobsters (they mate for life)
  • Lovebirds
  • Donald & Daisy
  • Lovey & Dovey

Soulmate-Themed Couple Nicknames

Are you pretty sure you're soulmates? These couple names will show the world you were meant to be.

  • Dream Team
  • Match Made
  • Perfect Pair
  • Fire & Ice
  • Sweet Heat
  • Cupid Couple
  • Heart Throbs
  • Moonlight Duo
  • Star Crossed
  • Ever After
  • Harmony Twins
  • Heavenly Honeys
  • Blissed Out Baes
  • Couple Goals
  • Peas in a Pod
  • Blissy Bonds
  • Love Linked
  • Cosmic Couple
  • Forever Us

Tongue-in-Cheek Couple Nicknames That Show Your Shared Sense of Humor

What's better than someone who makes you laugh and laugh? If you've found that person, the two of you definitely need a couple name that shows your sense of humor.

  • Beauty & the Beast
  • Jelly Bellies
  • PBnJ
  • Beauty & the Best
  • Charm Chasers
  • Sparkle Pony & Studly Steed
  • Waffle Mates
  • Glitter Pair
  • Cuddle Crew
  • Me to We
  • The Meet Cutes
  • Rom-Com Wannabes
  • Mac n' Cheese
  • Bubble and Squeak

Pick Nicknames You Both Love

Humans are creatures of habit, and when you land on the perfect romantic nickname for your partner or for the two of you, you'll probably use it often. So, think carefully and choose your nicknames wisely. With all the options above, you'll have plenty of fun trying affectionate musings on for size until you find the name that best suits your partner and partnership.

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135+ Romantic Nicknames for Couples to Fall For