Nannie vs. Nanny

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Main Difference

The main difference between Nannie and Nanny is that the Nannie is a Wikipedia disambiguation page and Nanny is a person employed to take care of children in their home.

  • Nannie

    Nannie may refer to:

    Nannie Helen Burroughs, (1879–1961), African-American educator, orator, religious leader and businesswoman

    Nannie de Villiers (born 1976), South African former tennis player

    Nannie Doss (1905–1965), American serial killer

    Nannie Lambert Power O’Donoghue (1843–1940), Irish author, poet and journalist

    Nannie Kelly Wright (1856–1946), born Nannie Scott Honshell, the only known American female ironmaster

    Nannie, a witch in Robert Burn’s poem “Tam o’ Shanter”

  • Nanny

    A nanny provides child care within the children’s family setting. Traditionally, nannies were servants in large households and reported directly to the lady of the house. Today, modern nannies, like other domestic workers, may live in or out of the house, depending on their circumstances and those of their employers. There are many employment agencies that specialize in childcare.

    Nannies differ slightly from other child care providers. A childminder works out of her own home, operating as a small business; depending on the country they live in, government registration may or may not be required, within the UK, a childminder must be Ofsted registered, hold a current paediatric first aid qualification, public liability insurance and follow the EYFS just like a nursery. A mother’s helper, who may live in or out, assists the woman of the house with general chores as well as caring for the children. The term au pair usually refers to an untrained young woman (or occasionally man), who comes from abroad to live in the host family and learn the local culture and language, while helping with the children. A governess concentrates on educating children inside their own home, and a Kindergarten or schoolteacher does the same, but in a school environment.

  • Nannie (noun)

    female goat

  • Nannie (noun)


  • Nanny (noun)

    A child’s nurse.

  • Nanny (noun)

    A grandmother.

  • Nanny (noun)

    A female goat.

  • Nanny (verb)

    To serve as a nanny.

  • Nanny (verb)

    To treat like a nanny’s charges; to coddle. From the mid-20th c.

  • Nanny (noun)

    a person, typically a woman, employed to look after a child in its own home.

  • Nanny (noun)

    a person or institution regarded as interfering and overprotective.

  • Nanny (noun)

    one’s grandmother.

  • Nanny (noun)

    a female goat.

  • Nanny (verb)

    work as a nanny

    “nannying and au pair work are not well paid”

  • Nanny (verb)

    be overprotective towards

    “his well-intentioned nannying”

Oxford Dictionary

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