What would your grandfather's brother be to you free
Jan 22, 2016 Your father's brother your Uncle. Your grandfather's brother your Great Uncle. Your great grandfather's brother your Great Great Uncle (I do think that in the last case, instead of using great twice, it would be cool to say, Grand though.
A: Your grandfather's brother is your greatuncle, and you are his greatnephew or greatniece. Your greatuncle's children are your second cousins because you share common greatgrandparents, just as you share common grandparents with your first cousins.
Your father's brother is your uncle. Your Grandfather's brother is your great uncle. Your Great Grandfather's brother is your great great uncle.
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Your great uncle or grand uncle is the brother of your grandfather and so is a great granduncle to your children or to use the more confusing terminology he
1 Answer. There is no inconsistency. Grand is always used for parent of a parent . Beyond that, great and grand mean the same thing. Your grandfather's brother is your greatuncle, granduncle, or granduncle. It has been brought up in the comments that granduncle (written) is archaic everywhere, while granduncle (spoken) is archaic in Britain.
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