The proper relation title for a cousin's baby is "first cousin once removed." Although "second cousin" is popularly used, it has a different connotation.
When properly used, the numbered terms for cousins such as "second cousins" represents the relationship between the children of siblings. This term is incorrectly used to describe the relationship between a person and the child of his or her cousin. Second cousins are the children of first cousins.
To properly reference the child of a person's cousin, the term "removed" is used because it identifies the generational difference. Specifically, the child of a person's cousin is one generation removed from the person himself or herself. The grandchild of a person's cousin is two generations removed from the person and so on.Learn More
A nephew-in-law is either the husband of a niece or the nephew of a spouse. In-laws are normally categorized into two types: spouse's relatives and relative's spouses.Full Answer >
One is only genetically related to one's cousin's cousin if there is a common ancestor shared. However, given the complexity of human relationships, it is not impossible that there might be a distant genetic relationship.Full Answer >
Commonly a person's great-niece and nephew are father and daughter. However, they can also be uncle and niece. Technically, what people call a great-niece is actually a grand-niece. There is also a great grand-niece, which is the child of one's grand-niece or grand-nephew.Full Answer >
There are many Internet sites that offer a free coat of arms based a family's surname. However, there is no such thing as a family coat of arms because coats of arms were awarded to individuals, not families, according to About.com.Full Answer >