Standing out from the crowd is par for the course for redheads. Like a beacon on top of your head, it’s a conversation starter, main and dessert, all wrapped up into one.
Being rare and radiant, it’s no surprise that a redhead’s hair colour can be their defining feature, so why not use it in a nickname? Here are some certifiably cute and creative ones, perfect for your favourite ginger…
As in Little Orphan Annie.
Australian nickname for a redhead.
Historically used in a derogatory manner, but as the efforts of the ginger community prevail, ‘Carrot Top’ is slowly but surely being reclaimed as a positive word.
Great for anyone called Emma or Emily, meaning small pieces of burning coal and wood in a glowing fire.
Ginge, Ginger or Gingey
It’s time for redheads to reclaim these as terms of endearment!
Goldilocks or Goldie
Perfect for the strawberry blonde tinged redhead.
Irish meaning ‘little rose’.
The English version of Roisin, meaning ‘little rose’.
Old English meaning Rudyard meaning ‘red yard’.
Rust is made up of multidimensional colours, just like redheads’ hair, and it’s beautiful. It’s also a great nickname for a Russell, which coincidentally means ‘red-haired’ in Anglo-Norman.
If the redhead in question is feeling particularly feisty!