|Synonyms:||byname, childhood name, nickname, pet name, term of endearment|
|See also:||Character Bashing, Fandom Nickname, Fanon Personal Name, Gryff Names, Pairing Name, Portmanteau|
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A moniker (sometimes spelled monicker) is a private name, byname or substitute for a proper name for a person, place, thing or institution.
- Baby Yoda is a fannish moniker for Grogu
- some Forever Knight fans call LaCroix "Nunkies" (i.e. Uncle) 
- a derogatory fanon term for Blair Sandburg is "Blairy Sue," which is a reference to Mary Sue