Members Of Family in English

Members Of Family in English

From this lesson, you will be able to learn and memorize the names of various members of family in English.

To boost and expand your English vocabulary, learn the names of your family members. This information will also come in handy when listening to native speakers talk about their own families or while reading a text that contains family member names.

Members of the basic family

Mean a family from your own bloodline when I say “basic family.”

  • Paternal Aunt => (sister of one’s father)
  • Paternal-grandmother =>  (mother of one’s father)
  • Maternal Uncle =>  (brother of one’s mother)
  • Niece =>  (daughter of one’s brother or sister)
  • Paternal-great-grandfather =>  (grandfather of one’s father)
  • Paternal cousin => (child of one’s paternal uncle)
  • Paternal-great-grandmother =>  (grandmother of one’s father)
  • Grand-son => (son of one’s son or daughter)
  • Nephew =>  (son of one’s brother or sister)
  • Wife/Husband => (one’s spouse)
  • Paternal-grandfather => (father of one’s father)
  • Maternal cousin =>  (child of one’s maternal uncle)
  • Paternal Uncle =>  (brother of one’s father)
  • Mother
  • Father
  • Grand-daughter => (daughter of one’s daughter or son)
  • Maternal Aunt =>  (sister of one’s mother)
  • Son
  • Maternal-grandmother => (mother of one’s mother)
  • Sister
  • Maternal-great-grandfather => (grandfather of one’s  mother)
  • Brother
  • Daughter
  • Maternal-grandfather => (father of one’s  mother)
  • Maternal-great-grandmother => (grandmother of one’s mother)

 Members of Extended Family

The phrase “extended family” refers to family members who are not related to you by blood but who become your family members once you marry.

  • Stepfather =>  (a person who is married to the mother of a child but is not the child’s biological father)
  • Son-in-law => (husband of one’s daughter)
  • Stepson => (a son from a previous marriage of one’s husband or wife)
  • Brother-in-law => (brother of one’s wife or husband)
  • Father-in-law =>  (father of one’s husband or wife)
  • Co sister => (wife of your husband’s brother)
  • Stepdaughter => (a daughter of one’s husband or wife by a previous marriage)
  • Cousin’s Wife =>  (wife of one’s uncle’s son)
  • Cousin’s Husband => (husband of one’s uncle’s daughter)
  • Stepmother =>  (a woman who is married to a child’s biological father but is not the child’s biological mother)
  • Daughter-in-law => (wife of one’s son)
  • Sister-in-law =>  (sister of one’s wife or husband)
  • Co brother =>  (husband of your wife’s sister)
  • Mother-in-law => (mother of one’s husband or wife)

Human Life Cycle

  • Make a will
  • Fall in love
  • Die
  • Graduate
  • Start school
  • Have a baby
  • Divorce
  • Emigrate
  • Retire
  • Get a job
  • Make friends
  • Get married
  • Be born

Men in the Family

  • Cousin
  • Father-in-law
  • Brother-in-law
  • Husband
  • Grandfather/ Grandpa
  • Nephew
  • Boyfriend
  • Boy
  • Baby boy
  • Twin boys
  • Uncle
  • Father/ Daddy/ Pa
  • Brother
  • Great-grandfather

Women in the Family

  • Teen
  • Aunt
  • Niece
  • Mother/ Mom/ Mommy
  • Girl
  • Sister
  • Girlfriend
  • Wife
  • Daughter
  • Cousin
  • Girl twins
  • Great-grandmother

Other Terms

  • Maternal
  • Widow
  • Fiancee
  • Oldest
  • Divorced
  • Paternal
  • Groom
  • Relative
  • Mommy / Mum / Mummy / Mom
  • Marriage
  • Married
  • Bloodline
  • Firstborn
  • Dad / Daddy
  • Grandpa
  • Family Tree (Genealogy)
  • Infant
  • Offspring
  • Toddler
  • Clan
  • Engagement
  • Fiance
  • Twin
  • Granny
  • Bride
  • Relation
  • Grandma
  • Ancestor
  • youngest
  • Single
  • Widower

Generic Names

  • Sibling
  • Grandparents
  • Spouse
  • Parent
  • Great-grandparents

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