Happy birthday wishes for a nephew: Messages, quotes and poems from an aunt or uncle

Cute birthday wish from an aunt to her nephew.
Cute birthday wish from an aunt to her nephew.

Say happy birthday to your nephew by writing a lovely short poem for him, sweet post on his Facebook, cute greeting on a card or by sending him a funny text message. Celebrate his birthday by giving him a hug, your personalized birthday wish and a generous gift. Show him that he is indeed, your favorite nephew and you are indeed, his favorite aunt or uncle. After all, pampering nephews and showering them with gifts is supposed to be a lifelong hobby for all cool aunts and uncles.


Birthday poems for your nephew: Short, sweet and lovable rhymes

Your nephew's birthday is the perfect occasion to celebrate your uncle-nephew or aunt-nephew bond. Shower him with affection and most importantly, gifts that he will love. Add your warm touch by writing a touching poem on a birthday card that your nephew can proudly put up on his study table.


You don't need to be a professional or even an amateur poet to come up with a short rhyme. Just think about how lovable, cute and adorable your nephew is. The words of a sweet poem will automatically start flowing and in no time you will have a delightful rhyme ready to be written on to a birthday card.


1) If all nephews are supposed to be

As cute and adorable as you

Your aunt wants to give

Your mother a nephew too

Happy birthday


2) To my dear nephew....

You broke a window in my house

While playing ball

You had me worried and tensed

When you got lost at the mall

You never accepted my friend request

On Facebook and never followed back on Twitter

Despite all this, you an awesome teenager

And your aunt can never be bitter

Happy birthday


3) I bought you an expensive gift

I bought you a yummy and delicious cake

I bought you lots of treats

I bought you chocolates of the best make

All this is just to let you know

That your uncle loves you

Happy birthday to the little fella

Who is my favorite nephew


4) I want you to win at every step of life

And be a successful person

I want to support you in every way

So that you can be number one

I want the best of everything in life

To come in your destiny's way

Luck, love success, happiness and more

Is what your uncle wishes you on your birthday


5) Who said all nephews are naughty

They can also be very nice

They may be a little mischievous

But they are lovable on that very premise

No matter how mischievous you are

I really love you to no end

On your birthday, I hope you like the gift

Which I am going to send

Happy birthday


6) Life is what is you make of it, dear nephew

I hope you make your life honest and true

Life is defined by what you give to others, my boy

I hope you make life happy by giving others joy

Life is all about living every moment, my dear

I hope you make that your motto this year

Happy birthday


7) You are both, my strength and weakness

Because you give me nothing but happiness

Sometimes, your love makes me strong

At times, days without you seem really long

Your presence in my life, I dearly cherish

On your birthday today, I want to make a wish

May nothing in this world affect our relationship

Without your love, your dear aunt would flip

Happy birthday


8) I have wrapped your gift with the paper of joy

I have sealed the paper with the scotch tape of love

I have tied a lovely red ribbon of affection

That makes the box look cute from above

I have done everything possible

To get a gift that you like very much

I have wrapped it very lovingly too

So that it gets a magical touch

Happy birthday, my dear nephew


9) When everything is down

On my face, when there is a frown

There is only one person I think of

With whom I can joke around and scoff

That person is my wonderful nephew

I wonder what I would do without you

Happy birthday


10) Some parents are lucky to have kids

But your parents are one of those few

Who have got the best kid of all

And that is you, my dear nephew

You have done all of us proud

By turning out to be such a perfect boy

As you grow a year older today

I wish you happiness and joy

Happy birthday


The uncle-nephew or aunt-nephew bond is a funny mix of love and playfulness. This warm bond strengthens family ties and is the stuff lifelong memories are made of.
The uncle-nephew or aunt-nephew bond is a funny mix of love and playfulness. This warm bond strengthens family ties and is the stuff lifelong memories are made of. | Source

11) It was difficult to handle you

When you were really small

It isn't any different now

You still do things that appall

But even with all your antics

Crazy habits and strange ways

You are my favorite nephew

Who brightens all my days

Happy birthday


12) Shall I tell you a secret

About you and me

But only if you promise

Between us, it will be

Did you know about this

That everyone who sees us

Hates that we share such a bond

And they become jealous

But I enjoy the moment

When they go green with envy

Because you are truly

The best nephew there can ever be

Happy birthday


13) If all the nephews in the world had to compete

You would easily win the feat

You are the best nephew on this earth

And it would be very easy to prove your worth

Because I would be there to give testimony

Of the wonderful nephew that you can be

Happy birthday


14) I know you have to meet your girlfriend today

Because she must have a lot of romantic things to say

I know you have to also meet your mates

On your birthday, you should not make them wait

But don't forget to meet your loving aunt too

Who has nothing but love for you

She wants to give you a hug and a kiss

To wish you on your special day, she would never miss

Happy birthday


15) I hate being defeated at games

But there is one exception

When you are playing with me

I don't strive to be number one

That is because I want you to win

To see the pure joy on your face

While playing with me, now do you see

How you have won every game or race

Happy birthday, dear nephew


16) I still remember the day when you were small

But now you have grown into a boy, handsome and tall

When you were little, you clung to me

Now you are on your own two feet, I can see

You may be growing up to become more independent

But on your affection, your uncle will always be dependent

I wish you a happy birthday, my dear nephew

To yourself and to me, I hope you will always stay true

Happy birthday


17) The joy of being an aunt is doubled

Because I have a nephew like you

The little pleasures of life seem bigger

Because you make every day seem new

Every trouble turns into a smile

And every sigh turns into a moment of joy

You make every day of my life fun

You are a true charmer, you birthday boy

Happy birthday


18) When life gets heavy

And starts weighing down on me

I know that the solution is

Executing only one strategy

And that tactic is

Spending more time with you

By lifting my spirits up

You help me take a different view

That is why I love you so much

On you, I shower so much attention

And that is exactly what I will do today

To give you a smashing birthday celebration

Happy birthday


19) To me, you have always been like a son

With whom, I have shared memories of fun

You are not just a nephew for me

You are as precious as my own blood would be

Have an awesome birthday this time around

For many happy journeys of life, may you be bound

Happy birthday, dear nephew


20) As you are growing old

I am growing older too

But that does not mean I will forget

The birthday of my dear nephew

My love for you will be the same

No matter how old I grow

Have an awesome birthday kit

Your uncle loves you, I hope you know

Happy birthday


Birthday messages for your nephew: Use as Facebook posts, tweets or text messages

Once you write a loving birthday message for your nephew, you can wish him in many ways. Here are some examples.

  • Post a sweet birthday wish on your nephew's Facebook
  • Write in on a card that you purchased from the shops
  • Tag him in a cute tweet to wish him happy birthday
  • Send him a text message to say happy birthday
  • Send him a picture postcard if you are living in a different state or country


1) By relation you are my nephew and I am your aunt. But for all other practical purposes, you are my second son whom I love to pamper and spoil with treats all year round. Happy birthday.


2) I am the only person in the world who will babysit you for free. I am the only person in the world your parents trust to be your babysitter. I am also the only person in the world who will let you do the things that your parents won't. It is a win-win situation for everyone, isn't it? Happy birthday to my nephew.


3) Even Google does not know the answer to why I love you so much. Happy birthday to my nephew who is my world.


4) Just like how a country cheers for its heroes, the entire family is cheering for its hero on his birthday – you. Happy birthday to my nephew.


5) I got you the new iPad for your birthday. Now can I be your coolest and most favorite aunt? Happy birthday to the cutest nephew ever.


6) Any time you feel let down by your friends, any time you feel ignore by your girlfriend, any time you feel sad because your parents grounded you, there is always one person you can go to – your uncle. Happy birthday boy, your uncle is always here for you.


7) I can't wait till you turn thirteen so you can gossip with your favorite aunt on Facebook. Happy birthday.


8) You can keep this birthday messages as a written proof that you are wiser and way more mature than what your dad was at this age. Congratulations for turning into a fine young man. Happy birthday to my nephew.


9) When you were an infant, you were a cute nephew. When you were a preteen, you were an adorable nephew. When you were a teenager, you were an annoying nephew. When you became a young man, you were a confused nephew. But now that you are all grown up, you have become the handsome young man who I proudly call my successful nephew. Happy birthday.


10) I am glad you didn't turn out to be humdrum like your mother or your father. You turned out to be a charming Casanova just like your uncle. Happy birthday.


11) As you grow up, you will realize that you will find excuses to avoid almost everything that you don't want to do. But the one thing that you won't be able ward off are my long and annoying hugs to you every time we meet. Happy birthday to my nephew.


12) My dear nephew, it is no surprise that you have grown into a handsome and successful young man. You have our family's genes after all. Happy birthday, from your uncle.


13) As your godfather and your uncle, I have a unique wish for you on your birthday. I hope and pray that you achieve more than what your dad and me could achieve in their lifetimes together. Happy birthday, dear nephew.


14) My dear nephew, do you know what your bad habits, your poor grades and your mistakes have in common? Your dad hates them while your uncle passes them off as just a teenage phase. Happy birthday, here's hoping that your uncle is right.


15) Do you know what me and you have in common apart from our genes? We both love to watch TV and play video games. Happy birthday to my nephew and my gaming partner.


Funny birthday wish from an uncle to his nephew.
Funny birthday wish from an uncle to his nephew.

16) Getting to hug a cute toddler like you is the best and the worst part about being your aunt. I feel like the luckiest aunt in the world when I hug you. But the moment I let go, I feel sad and depressed. Such is my undying love for you. Happy birthday little one.


17) I was excited when you were born, I was excited when you celebrated your 10th birthday, I was excited when you became a teenager and I am excited as you take your first steps towards adulthood today. In short, I am going to be your excited uncle looking forward to every event in your life. Happy birthday.


18) Before you were born, I associated the word uncle with old and wobbly men. After you were born, I started associating the word uncle with smart and handsome men. Thanks for teaching me what uncles are really all about. Happy birthday.


19) Your mom hates me because she is busy disciplining you all the time and I am busy spoiling you all the time. Too bad she is not an aunt to a wonderful nephew like you, otherwise she would have understood. Happy birthday.


20) I have stopped finding other toddlers and infants cute after seeing you. You seem to have set high standards of cuteness that are unbeatable. Happy birthday from your loving aunt.


21) Whenever I become a father, I will be the best dad in the world. That is because I have already done enough practice on you. Happy birthday, dear nephew.


22) I don't need to watch reality shows that crown the most talented singer, most amazing dancer or most adventurous daredevil. That is because I already know the most talented person in the world, which is you. Happy birthday to my talented nephew.


23) You are growing up really fast, dear nephew. Are you doing this to make your poor uncle feel old? Happy birthday.


24) No matter how old you grow, no matter how successful you become, no matter what heights you reach in life, in my mind you will always be my little nephew who adorably called me his favorite aunt. Happy birthday.


25) Let's make a deal on your birthday today. You make me your favorite uncle and I will save you from your parents every time you are in trouble. Happy birthday.


26) I am not a godmother to just any nephew. I am godmother to the most handsome young man in town, which is you. Happy birthday dear nephew.


27) One whole calendar year has passed, a few seasons have changed, you have grown up a little and your height has increased too. So many things change with each passing year in your life, but only one thing remains constant and that is your uncle's love for you. Happy birthday, dear nephew.


28) Don't thank your parents for bringing you into this world. One Christmas, I made a wish to Santa Claus to give me a wonderful nephew and that is how you were born, so thank me. Happy birthday.


29) I like teasing you, but I like making up to you more. I like annoying you, but I like cuddling you more. I like scolding you, but I like teaching you the lessons of life more. I like being your aunt, but I like being your favorite aunt more. Happy birthday to my nephew.


30) Some people just can't function without their tea time, TV time, internet surfing time or gardening time. I just can't function without my nephew time. Happy birthday to my dearest nephew.


31) Your dad has always given me whatever I wanted because I am his younger brother. One day I asked for a nephew and a few months later, he gave me you. Happy birthday from your uncle.


32) I posted a picture of us both on Facebook and a friend commented on it saying that it was the cutest mother-son pair she had ever seen. Doesn't that say a lot about the aunt-nephew bond we share? Happy birthday.


33) If I ever have a son, he will be in trouble if he doesn't turn out to be as intelligent, successful, adorable and charming as you. Happy birthday, from your aunt.


34) Nephews like you are pure gold, because they are reason that their uncles don't feel old. Happy birthday to my nephew who keeps me young.


35) Your laughter keeps the excitement in the family alive, your smile keeps the joy flowing in the family, your pranks keep everyone in the family bonded and your presence keeps the family happy. Happy birthday to my nephew, the heart and soul of our family.


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MsDora 3 years ago from The Caribbean

Lucky nephew who receives any of these lines. I don't have one and I regret it. Beautiful lines! Voted Up.

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