40 Birthday Wishes for Niece

By on February 20, 2015

With your niece’s birthday coming up, you need the perfect quote to put in their card. The following list goes beyond the basic “Happy Birthday” and show cute, funny phrases. These sweet messages are sure to make your niece have a good day. If you cannot get a birthday card to your niece, you can always send one of these birthday wishes for niece through her Facebook or Twitter account. Use these niece birthday wishes to let her know how much you love her.


1. “Lack of responsibility is the best part about our uncle-niece relationship. You can irresponsibly ask your uncle to give you treats and I can irresponsibly spoil my niece with expensive treats. Happy birthday.”

Obviously, you can modify this birthday wish for niece with “aunt-niece relationship” instead of uncle. No matter what, the message remains true. Nothing is better than getting to spoil your niece.

2. “AUNT became the coolest word in my life after you were born. Happy birthday.”

As any aunt can attest, being an aunt has all of the benefits of being a parent without any of the stress. Way to go, aunts!

3. “I never thought that my sister would do great things in life… until she gave birth to an angel who I lovingly call my NIECE. Happy birthday.”

Although this is a compliment for your niece, it is a little demeaning for your sister. Hopefully, your sister is the type of person who can take a joke.

4. “While this may sound cheesy and cliche… a niece like you makes my life complete. That is what my heart wants to say. Happy birthday.”

The people we love are the one thing that matters in our life. When you have had a hard day, knowing that your loved ones are nearby makes everything worthwhile.

5. “You are my niece, which gives you the official right to ask me for treats without feeling guilty. I am your aunt, which gives me the official right to spoil you without taking responsibility. How perfect. Happy birthday.”

We agree: how perfect. Unlike most people, your young niece is fairly easy to please. A princess doll, new book or ballerina outfit are all it takes to make her day.

6. “Just the thought of how adorable a niece that you are, keeps me warm even though, from each other we are far. Happy birthday.”

Some of the best birthday wishes for niece rhyme like this one. The rhyme is a little off, but is still adds a nice touch.

7. “Our relationship is not about smiles, laughs and high fives. Having an awesome niece like you makes me wanna fly. Happy birthday.”

Do you remember that soaring feeling you had with your first love? Your feelings can fly, but now you have a better person to focus your attention on.

8. “An aunt-niece duo like us can give any mother-daughter pair a run for their money. Happy birthday.”

Parents have to discipline their children, but you get to be the cool aunt and the best friend.

9. “I had everything in life until the day you were born… when I realized that I had nothing until the day I had a niece like you. Happy birthday.”

Having a niece really helps to put everything else into perspective.

10. “We may be related by blood and family, but the truth is that we are more like besties. Happy birthday.”

When you are the aunt, you do not have to concern yourself with the drudgery of day-to-day life or discipline choices. Instead, you get to enjoy all of the fun stuff.

11. “To my dearest niece… the best piece of advice your aunt can give you on your birthday is – Be Yourself, because you are perfect. Happy birthday.”

This piece of advice is a great thing to share with everybody, not just your niece.

12. “Ecstasy, elation, bliss and rapture are just some of the words that describe how I felt when you were born. Happy birthday to my favorite niece.”

Really, can you put how you felt at her birth into words? If you can, let me know how you did it!

13. “Whenever your dad grounds you, whenever your mom scolds you, whenever your teachers punish you, whenever your friends tease you – always remember that you have an aunt who is waiting to hug you. Happy birthday.”

When she is having a bad day, she will always have a comforting shoulder to cry on.

14. “To my dearest niece… On your birthday your parents will tell you to work hard and be a successful woman. I will tell you to party hard and have fun. Happy birthday.”

With any luck, you will be there partying right beside her!

15. “May our aunt-niece relationship always make your mom jealous. Happy birthday.”

This sounds like one of the old Irish sayings like “May the wind always be at your back”, which makes it ideal for March birthdays.

16. “Most people make best friends in high schools. I made mine with my niece when I became an aunt.”

There are few birthday wishes for niece that are sweeter than this one.

17. “I wanted a beautiful niece and your parents wanted a beautiful daughter… you made both our wishes come true. Happy birthday.”

Even when things seem bleak, she will always know that you love her more than anything in the world.

18. “You are my NIECE – Naughty, Impatient, Energetic, Cute and Expressive. I love you, happy birthday.”

Hopefully, the “naughty” part is more of an exaggeration than a reality. Otherwise, you may have to start spoiling her less.

19. “I have a pacemaker in my heart called NIECE – your cuteness has full control over my heartbeats. Happy birthday.”

This birthday wish for your niece works perfectly. It manages to be adorable and unique at the same time.

20. “My niece… you are the only one who I can treat as a daughter and also have as a best friend. Happy birthday.”

If you never got to have kids of your own, this statement is especially true.

21. “You are not just my niece… you are the caretaker of my heart’s largest piece. Happy birthday.”

This birthday quote may be slightly cheesy, but it gets the point across. You can use this message to let your niece know just how much you love her.

22. “Dearest niece… to relieve stress, some people meditate while others do yoga. I just look at your cute pictures. Happy birthday.”

This birthday message gets points for creativity and cuteness. If you do not like the more sentimental and mushy cards, this is the type of message that you should use.

23. “Becoming a father to such a talented, intelligent and pretty girl like you – this is my brother’s biggest accomplishment in life. Happy birthday to my niece.”

Obviously, you can change this to sister depending on your actual relationship to your niece’s parents.

24. “The only prerequisite for manufacturing a product called Awesome Aunt is a component called Wonderful Niece. Happy birthday.”

It might not be the most poetic of quotes, but it is different than your average birthday message.

25. “I know I will never get old because I’ll relive my youth through the eyes of a wonderful niece like you. Happy birthday.”

Even though you may age, you will always remain young at heart because of your niece.

26. “The official definition of Niece in Merriam-Webster is – a daughter of one’s brother, sister, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law. But my personal definition of Niece is – a lovely young girl who is my second daughter. Happy birthday.”

Sending her a birthday wish like this is certain to make her feel well-loved. You could also modify this message into something like, “Niece (n.) (adj.): As a noun, niece means my surrogate daughter. As an adjective, niece means super awesome and amazing. Used in a sentence: “She was very niece-like and super cool!”

27. “When you called me Uncle for the first time, I felt old. But as you continued calling me Uncle again and again in your cute voice, I felt like the luckiest uncle alive. Happy birthday to my adorable niece.”

You can modify this with “aunt”. To make it from you and your husband, it only takes a few modifications.

28. “Pursue your dreams and give life your best shot. Never be afraid to fail, because your uncle has always got your back. Happy birthday.”

The knowledge that you will always be there to catch her will help her to take risks and go for her dreams. She knows that she has your support, and it makes all of the difference.

29. “Cool, awesome, fun and beautiful – you are my only relative who has all these qualities. Happy birthday to my pretty niece.”

Your message does not have to be poetic to be heartfelt. Simple birthday wishes like this one always work well.

30. “You are my sister’s daughter but we can all see where you got your looks from – your beautiful aunt. Happy birthday.”

All of her best qualities are from you, of course. Negative traits would be from her parents.

31. “You are way more mature than your mom, when she was of your age. Trust me, I am her sister and I have seen her throw crazy tantrums. Happy birthday, my dear niece.”

This is a little demeaning for her mother, so you may want to use a different message.

32. “Do you know what Google and Wikipedia have in common? Neither of them can explain why or how much I love my niece. Happy birthday.”

For a modern, unique birthday message, this is one of the best.

33. “My dearest niece… If you were a jewel, you’d be the most radiant and precious in the whole universe. Happy birthday.”

If you want to really make her smile, send her an actual jewel to go with this. Let her know that she outshines any precious stone by sending her the perfect bracelet or earrings!

34. “As you surf through your teens, I wish that you ride the waves of SUCCESS on a surfboard called HAPPINESS. Happy birthday to my beautiful niece.”

A little cheesy, but the message still works.

35. “Motherhood may be a joyous and beautiful journey, but being an aunt is way better – wild and crazy. Happy birthday.”

Of course, being an aunt is only a wild experience if you let it be. It is all up to you and your niece!

36. “If I had to turn back time and relive my youth – it would be a personification of YOU. Happy birthday.”

With any luck, she will be able to avoid all of the mistakes that you made in your youth. To make sure that her adolescence is better, her trusty aunt is by her side.

37. “I am officially allowed to allow you to do the things your parents have not allowed you to. Happy birthday.”

This is always a good thing to hear! Just remember—you should teach her to practice moderation in everything. Except, of course, on her birthday!

38. “I don’t care about being the best uncle in the world. All I care about is making sure that my love for my niece is the best of the best. Happy birthday.”

You may not be perfect, but you can be the perfect aunt or uncle for her. We all have our imperfections, but we are ultimately judged by our actions.

39. “The most precious gem in the world is not a sapphire, emerald, ruby or a diamond. It is you, my niece. Happy birthday.”

This birthday wish for niece is a beautiful way to tell her that she is important to you.

40. “You may be your mother’s DAUGHTER but you are my BEST FRIEND. Happy birthday.”

As she gets older, this message will become even truer for you.

Pick your favorite birthday message or modify several of the ones on this list! For a personal touch, use calligraphy writing to really make her card look beautiful.


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