What is a second cousin once removed?


Genealogy.com reports that second cousins, once removed are individuals from different generations who share the same great-grandparents but not the same grandparents. The great-grandchild and great-great-grandchild of a single person are considered to be second cousins, once removed.

According to Wikipedia, people who identify as second cousins, twice removed include the child of a second cousin and the second cousin of a parent. Genealogy.com points out that the definition of the term "cousin" has transformed over time and that some historical records may be inaccurate as a result. Individuals conducting genealogical research should plot names on relationship charts in order to correctly identify familial relationships.

Q&A Related to "What is a second cousin once removed?"
The two terms describe two different relationships. Your first cousins are the children of your aunts and uncles. Your second cousins are the grandchildren of your grandparents' brothers
First cousins once removed are the children of your first cousins or the first cousins of your parents. Second cousins are members of your generation that share a GREAT-grandparent
A 2nd cousin has the same great grandparents as you, but not
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