One of the best parts of having a goddaughter is getting to watch her grow up. As a godparent, you get to be there (at least in spirit) for all the major milestones of her life.
That includes birthdays, of course. When your goddaughter’s birthday rolls around, it’s important to send her words of affirmation, appreciation, and love. After all, being a good godmother or godfather is all about being present in your goddaughter’s life.
But what to say? Here are some ideas on how to say “Happy Birthday” to a goddaughter of any age. These birthday wishes for a goddaughter are short, sweet, and designed to let her know just how much she means to you.
Note: If you’re looking for birthday greetings for a godson, we have a separate article for that.
Here are some birthday wishes for a goddaughter who’s all grown up.
- Happy Birthday to our beautiful goddaughter. We’re so proud of the person you’ve become, and so fortunate that we got to see it all.
- Best birthday wishes to an absolutely wonderful goddaughter. Watching you grow up has been our great pleasure.
- Happy Birthday to our goddaughter, who makes us proud every single day. We love you!
- Happy Birthday, Goddaughter! You’ve turned into an amazing woman, despite growing up with such a nutty godmother as a role model.
- Happy Birthday, Goddaughter! When we accepted the invitation to be your godparents, we never could have imaged what a wonderful and rewarding job it would turn out to be. We love you so much!
- Happy Birthday to a wonderful lady who I am proud to call my goddaughter and my friend.
- As your godmother, I have an important piece of advice for you: Have a wonderful birthday! I love you!
These birthday messages are for a younger goddaughter. For more ideas like these, see our list of birthday wishes for a little girl.
- Happy Birthday to the best little goddaughter in the world. Mommy and Daddy are doing a great job raising you.
- Happy Birthday to the world’s cutest goddaughter! Grow strong and stay sweet, little girl!
- Happy Birthday to my sweet little goddaughter, who can make me smile and laugh like no one else can!
Here are some birthday wishes for a goddaughter who’s turning one. She may not be able to read yet, but these words are great for showing your love on social media.
- Happy 1st Birthday to a one-derful goddaughter!
- Our precious goddaughter is one year old today! Happy Birthday, Little One!
- Happy Birthday to our beautiful goddaughter, who is one year old today! Hard to believe it was a whole year ago that this sweet little girl was born.
Here are some messages for a goddaughter on her 2nd birthday.
- My goddaughter is too cute, too clever, too silly, and two years old! Happy Birthday, sweetie!
- Happy 2nd Birthday to my sweet goddaughter! You may not be a baby anymore, but I’m still totally gaga for you!
- Happy Birthday to our beautiful goddaughter, who turns two today! We are so proud to be part of this amazing little girl’s life!
Here are a few messages to send a goddaughter on her 16th birthday. You may also want to check out this article dedicated to sweet 16 birthday wishes.
- Happy Sweet 16 to a wonderful goddaughter! However, as your godparents, we have to point out that you’ve always been sweet.
- Happy Sweet 16, Goddaughter! You’ve always been sweet, and I hope you hold onto some of that sweetness even as you grow into a strong, smart, and talented young lady.
- Happy 16th Birthday to a girl who has always been one of the sweetest things in my life… my goddaughter.
Here are some birthday wishes for a goddaughter turning 18. For more options, see these 18th birthday wishes.
- Yay, you made it to adulthood! As your godmother, I’m totally taking some of the credit for that. Happy Birthday, kiddo!
- Happy 18th Birthday to my amazing goddaughter! I can’t believe that little baby girl I used to hold in my arms is officially an adult.
- I told you never to grow up, Goddaughter, and yet here you are turning 18 on me. But I have to admit, you did turn out to be a pretty wonderful young lady.
Finally, here are some birthday greetings for a goddaughter on her 21st birthday. For lots more ideas, head over to this list of 21st birthday wishes.
- Happy 21st Birthday to our beautiful goddaughter. Even though you are now of drinking age, you will always be the same sweet girl in our eyes.
- Happy 21st Birthday, sweetheart! Hope you have an amazing time, but not too amazing. A godmother’s job description does not include bailing her goddaughter out of jail!
- Cheers to our wonderful goddaughter on her 21st birthday! We love you!
Still looking for ideas? If your goddaughter also happens to be your niece, see this list for even more options.
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