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Jane D April 13, at 3: I am also told that we are related to queen Victoria of England.

second cousin - Wiktionary

Thank you so much for clearing this up for me. Filed Under: Figure out the common ancestor between two relatives. DC says: How are they related to each other?

Of course, the further removed a cousin gets, the less DNA they share, as you can see in the chart below. Preston is my great-great grandfather.

Cousin Confusion - What is a "Second Cousin Once Removed"? - Family Tree

March 12, at At any rate, you can print the entire page. Walker Hall says: I always thought my cousin's children were my 2nd cousins. One generation of difference equals one remove. Thanks for straightening this matter out. Greats and Grands, Nieces and Nephews Grandparents and great-grandparents are very commonly used titles for the parents and grandparents of our parents.

It means that the closest ancestor that two people have in common is a grandparent. Even so, the chart serves as a good base to determine the correct titles of all your cousins, nieces, nephews, and grands. I would probably make sure before I got married! Click the image above to view or download a higher-res version of this chart. Family Reunion. He is my 1st cousin twice removed!! Or a fourth cousin three times removed? Brownie MacKie says: I just learned last night that grandmother and grandfather are both 2nd cousins.

Are Your Cousins Removed?

Third cousins are pretty distant, but you share the same great-great-grandparents. Move down to the row that corresponds to the relationship of the second person to the common ancestor. Especially all those cousins!