10 Cute Nicknames Every Mother-in-Law Will Love

Because she's so much more than just an in-law.

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Some say that when you marry your partner you're also marrying their family — mothers, especially. No matter the closeness of your relationship, these unique nicknames will show your mother-in-law the respect and love she deserves. After all, she's the woman who raised your S.O.

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M.I.L.

Keep it short and sweet — emphasis on sweet — with this name. It might even become her new go-to monogram.

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Mama [First Letter of Last Name Here]

Don't make things complicated: Simply add the first letter of her first or last name (her preference!) to Mama.

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Mrs. [Insert Last Name Here]

Go for a formal name if you're still warming up to one another or if she's very old fashioned.

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Belle-meré

In French, Belle-meré means beautiful mother, which is fitting TBH.

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Mother-in-Love

As your relationship progresses, so should her nickname. The best part? She'll smile every time you say it.

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Big Mama

Nobody cooks, dresses, or loves like Big Mama, that's for sure.

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Mimi

It's hard not to love a love a classic name like this. And hey, it's way more interesting than other options.

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Mom-ish

It's complicated: She's your mom but not actually your mom. This name — Mom-ish — is the best way to describe her.

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Suegra

Suegra is a lovely word that means mother-in-law in Spanish.

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Moms

Adding an "s" at the end of a name is cool and trendy. Her name — Moms — should reflect that.

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