How can your mother's first cousin be your cousin once removed but also a cousin by marriage is also a cousin once removed?

Answer Your mother's first cousin is always your first cousin, once removed. That is at the core of what first cousins and removed cousins are. That relationship will never change; your mother's first cou... Read More »

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What if your cousin has a cousin does that make them your cousin once removed?

Your mother's sister's daughter is your first cousin. That cousin's father's brother's son is her cousin. There is no relationship between you and this cousin's cousin unless there is another famil... Read More »

Would your first cousin twice removed children be your second cousin once removed?

Could be, but they could also be your first cousin thrice (three times) removed. Depends on which is in the older generation.

Is first cousin once removed same as 2nd cousin?

No, the two terms describe two different relationships. Your second cousins are the grandchildren of your grandparents' brothers and sisters. You have two kinds of first cousins, once removed. Th... Read More »

Is a first cousin once removed a blood cousin?

All cousins are so-called "blood relatives." This applies to first cousins, to fifth cousins, to second cousins twice removed and to sixth cousins ten times removed. Being cousins of any sort means... Read More »