The family

Here are some English words related to the family, including the names of family members, words to describe marital status, and some words related to weddings.

Family members

father (familiarly called dad)
mother (familiarly called mum)
son
daughter
parent
child (plural: children)
husband
wife
brother
sister
uncle
aunt
nephew
niece
cousin
grandmother (familiarly called granny or grandma)
grandfather (familiarly called granddad or grandpa)
grandparents
grandson
granddaughter
grandchild (plural: grandchildren)
boyfriend
girlfriend
partner
fiancé
fiancée
godfather
godmother
godson
goddaughter
stepfather
stepmother
stepson
stepdaughter
stepbrother
stepsister
half-sister
half-brother

The in-laws

mother-in-law
father-in-law
son-in-law
daughter-in-law
sister-in-law
brother-in-law

Other words related to the family

relation or relative
twin
to be born
to die
to get married
to get divorced
to adopt
adoption
adopted
only child
single parent
single mother
infant
baby
toddler

Marital status

single
engaged
married
separated
divorced
widow
widower

Weddings

marriage
wedding
bride
bridegroom
best man
bridesmaid
wedding day
wedding ring
wedding cake
wedding dress
honeymoon
anniversary or wedding anniversary
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