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What is the relationship name of my (brother/sister)-in-law's (brother/sister) to me? [duplicate]

For example: I have a sister named Charlotte Martin has a brother named William Charlotte is married to Martin Martin is my brother-in-law, but what is William to me? I originally posted this ...
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3answers
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With generations of multiple marriages and step children, how is this family relationship described? [duplicate]

I'm not sure is this is the right SE to ask but I'll ask non the less. I'm trying to define a family relationship. I think the person is my step step first cousin once removed. My my Grand-Father is ...
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What is sibling of son-in-law or daughter-in-law called? [duplicate]

Is there a term for the sibling of ones son-in-law or daughter-in-law? Real-life example: The composer Dohnanyi had a son who married a sister of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. So Dohnanyi was the father of ...
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3answers
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Is there a resource for easily determining relationships between two relatives? [duplicate]

In the English language, there are many words for relationships between two relatives. For instance, my father's brother is my "uncle", the daughter of my father's brother is my "first cousin", the ...
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4answers
445 views

Step-father of Step-father [duplicate]

If a step-grandfather is the step-father of your father, what would the father of your step-father be? What about the step-father of your step-father?
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2answers
951 views

Seeking term for step-grandmother's brother [duplicate]

I'm trying to wrap my head around this, but I have no clue what's right. Maybe it would just be classified as "no relation", but that seems wrong to me. The situation is that you have a grandfather, ...
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2answers
567 views

What is a brother-in-law? [duplicate]

If someone calls me brother-in-law , what are they to me? A girl called me brother-in-law , what is she to me? A girl who calls me brother-in-law , what should I call her?
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2answers
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Determining name for family relationship that involves a step daughter? [duplicate]

My grandma had 3 kids. Her daughter Sally is my Aunt. She has a step daughter. Her step daughter has a daughter. My Aunt Sally is her Grandmother. What does that make us?
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Half brother, step brother, or no term [duplicate]

I was married before and had 3 children. My wife and I got divorced and have since remarried other people. My new wife and I had a son together and my ex wife and her new husband had a son. These ...
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2answers
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Situation of step siblings and not half siblings; Am I correct? [duplicate]

From a fiction story At the age of 40, Mr. Scottsdale, an Agricultural Manager, divorced his wife of 39 years old. She got the custody of their daughter. At fault, he surrendered to her their ...
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What is the relationship name of the brother of my 1st Cousin's Spouse to me? [duplicate]

In Italy I grew up calling many people simply cousins or uncles and I have called my 1st Cousin's Spouse's brother (1) a cousin all along. I am just curious to know whether according to normal family ...
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First cousins relative to the cousin [duplicate]

Can someone please help. I'm wondering that if there are two people A and B, such that A' s grandparent is B's great grandparent. Is it the case that B is A's first cousin once removed and A is B's ...
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0answers
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Seeking term for daughter in law's brother [duplicate]

Is there an English (if not English, do any other languages have words for this?) word for the brother of a daughter-in-law? For example, in the following diagram, what would Jim be to Lily?
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0answers
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Step- relation help [duplicate]

How does the father of my step-father relate to my daughter from her point of view? I'm leaning toward great-grand-step-father, but I'm not sure.
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What do I call my half brothers brother? [duplicate]

Me and my brother have the same mother and he has another brother by his dad. Am I related to him? What would I call him?

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