How are we Related?
This chart came from a leaflet from Wallace State Community College

Have you ever wondered what 2nd cousin twice removed means? There must be an ancestor in common to the both of you.
On the chart below, we will show you what that mean.Here is an example: If you have granddaughter of that common ancestor, as seen in in Box 2(Going Down the Side), and you want to know her relationship to the granddaughter who is in
Box 4(Across the top), they would be fist cousin's once removed.

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1 Common
Ancestor
Son/
Daugher
Grandson/
Daughter
Great
Grandson/
daughter
2nd Great
Grandson/
daughter
3rd Great
Grandson/
daughter
4th Great
Grandson/
daughter
5th Great
Grandson/
daughter
6th Great
Grandson/
daughter
7th Great
Grandson/
daughter
2 Son/
Daugher
Siblings (brothers or sisters) Nephew/
Niece
Grand Nephew/
Niece
Great Grand
Nephew/
Niece
2nd Great
Grand Nephew/
Niece
3rd Great
Grand Nephew/
Niece
4th Great Grand Nephew/
Niece
5th Great
Grand
Nephew/
Niece
6th Great
Grand Nephew/
Niece
3 Grandson/
Daughter
Nephew/
Niece
First Cousin First Cousin Once Removed First Cousin Twice Removed First Cousin 3 times removed First Cousin 4 times removed First Cousin 5 times removed First Cousin 6 times removed First Cousin 7 times removed
4 Great
Grandson/
daughter
Grand Newphew/
Niece
First Cousin twice Removed Second Cousin once removed Third Cousin Third Cousin once removed Third Cousin twice removed Third Cousin 3 times removed Third Cousin 4 times removed Third Cousin 5 times removed
5 2nd Great
Grandson/
daughter
Great Grand Newphew/
Niece
First Cousin twice removed 2nd Cousin once removed 3rd Cousin Third Cousin once removed Third Cousin twice times removed Third Cousin 3 times removed Third Cousin 4 times removed Third Cousin 5 time removed
6 3rd Great
Grandson/
daughter
2nd Great Grand Nephew/
Niece
1st Cousin 3 times removed 2nd Cousin twice removed 3rd Cousin once removed 4th Cousin 4th Cousin once removed 4th Cousin twice removed 4th
Cousin 3 times removed
4th Cousin 4 times removed
7 4th Great
Grandson/
daughter
3rd Great Nephew/
Niece
1st Cousin 4 times removed 2nd Cousin 3 time removed 3rd Cousin twice removed 4th Cousin once removed 5th Cousin 5th Cousin once removed 5th Cousin twice removed 5th Cousin 3 times removed
8 5th Great
Grandson/
daughter
4th Great Grand nephew/ niece 1st Cousin 5 times removed 2nd cousin 4 times removed 3rd cousin 3 times removed 4th cousin twice removed 5th cousin once removed 6th cousin 6th cousin once removed 6th cousin twice removed
9 6th Great
Grandson/
daughter
5th Great Grand nephew/ niece 1st cousin 6 times removed 2nd cousin 5 times removed 3rd cousin 4 times removed 4th cousin 3 times removed 5th cousin twice removed 6th cousin once removed 7th cousin seventh cousin once removed
10 7th Great
Grandson/
daughter
6th Great Grand nephew/ niece 1st cousin 7 time removed 2nd cousin 6 times removed 3rd cousin 5 times removed 4th cousin 4 times removed 5th cousin 3 times removed 6th cousin twice removed 7th cousin once remved 8th cousin