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Old 01-13-2014, 10:50 AM
 
Location: Long Neck,De
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Paternal Grand Parents Grand Pop and Grand Mom
Maternal Grand Parents actually died when I was so young I do not remember

I am Grand Pop
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Old 01-13-2014, 12:27 PM
 
Location: Texas
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My paternal grandparents were Cajun, so they were Papaw and Mamaw (the kids call her "old Mamaw"). Maternal grandparents were Grandma <last name> and Grandpa <last name> (I think because my older cousins called both sets of grandparents the same name and needed to differentiate).

My H's grandparents were Mawmaw and Pawpapw on one side, and Nana on the other.

My parents became Nana and Papaw Bobo (his choice, his nickname at work was Bobo) and stepmom was Mamaw <firstname> (to differentiate from "old Mamaw").

H's parents are Gammaw and Gampaw (because the first grandchild couldn't pronounce Grandma and Grandpa).

Our kids other's grandparents include: Gramma and PawPaw <last name>, Yiayia and Papoush (Greek), and a great-grandmother called "Granny" by half the grandkids and "Nonnie" by the other half (Nonnie because the child's mother called her mother "Mommy" and the child was confused).

We're lucky that there are a lot of great-grandparents alive still...but I get tongue-tied sometimes trying to remember the name of the one I am talking about.
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Old 01-13-2014, 01:30 PM
 
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I called both sets Grandpa and Grandma and my great grandparents that were alive were oma and opa. My son uses Grandma and Grandpa. I know I want to be called Grandma when the time comes, but I think my DH wants papa.
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:01 PM
 
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Cincinnati, OH
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For my children it's Nana, Grams and Granfer.
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:42 PM
 
Location: The Great West
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For my children it's Nana, Grams and Granfer.
Granfer...that's cute. Made me laugh.
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:24 PM
 
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Grandma for my hubby's side. For myself "nana" and "ba-peer" but that's my language
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:29 PM
 
Location: Wallingford, CT
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Maternal: Grandma (French-Canadian) and Poppy (Italian)
Paternal: Noni (Italian) and Poppy Put (German)

Never really understood the last one there. At any rate, both Italians are the living grandparents. Go figure.
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:06 PM
 
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My material Grandparents, I called them, Mamaw (still kicking at 92) and Papaw.

My paternal Grandparents, Granny and Grandpa.

My Father's material Grandmother, I don't remember what I called her, probably Mamie.

My Father's paternal Grandmother, I called her, Granny.

Both of my Father's Grandfathers died long before I was born.

My Mother's maternal and paternal Grandparents died long before I was born.

My stepfather's Mother, I called her by her name.
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Old 01-13-2014, 11:56 PM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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One grandmother was Grammy. All the others were Grandpa/Grandma ____ (whatever their first name was). I had a great-grandmother who was "Mom."
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