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Synonyms for family

Synonyms for family

a group of usually related people living together as a unit


a group of people sharing common ancestry

one's relatives collectively

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

of or relating to the family or household

Synonyms for family

a person having kinship with another or others

a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

an association of people who share common beliefs or activities


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Former Vice-President Mondale, whose great-grandparents arrived from Norway to Ellis Island 146 years ago, cited the strong connection between Norwegian-Americans and Norway and spoke of the tradition of not only Norwegian-Americans in New York but those in other parts of the country.
Besides his parents, he leaves his maternal grandmother Denise Czubek, his paternal grandparents, Eric and Wendy Sanden; his paternal great-grandparents, Ron and Charline Crocker, Carol and Allan Dunn, and Dan and Barbara Sanden; his paternal great-great grandfather Albert Carlson Sr.
Sardar's great-grandparents perished in the Armenian Genocide - the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in the early part of the 1900s - when his family fled to Iran.
Nearly a century ago, Larson's great-grandparents and their 13 children arrived in the Valley and started a ranch, growing beets and walnut trees from Northridge to Van Nuys.
I thought, if he finds out who my great-grandparents were it would be something worthwhile.
Likewise, the same person has four sets of great-grandparents, eight sets of great-great grandparents, sixteen sets of great-great-great grandparents--and so on.
Next to his picture were photos of my great-grandparents, Ellis Island immigrants.
Yet Jewish, Italian, Polish and Irish immigrants became good Americans, and we wonder today why our great-grandparents felt so threatened by them.
My great-grandparents lived just down the road from my grandparent's farm and I thought it was so wonderful that family could live so close to each other.
I like knowing that, for many Easters to come, I'll be able to carry on a tradition that people like my great-grandparents brought to this country.
Post-mortem examinations concluded that the great-grandparents died as a result of shotgun wounds.
Arlington (Texas) High School teacher Shane Hensley grew up with a deaf sister and deaf parents, grandparents and great-grandparents.
Usually, they have grandparents and great-grandparents who were tall, too.
His paternal great-grandparents, with whom he spent considerable time, were described in the 1915 publication Colored Charlotte as "former servants of Dr.