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    Can my cousin's baby my niece?

    Can my cousin's baby be my niece? She is girl.

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    Re: Can my cousin's baby my niece?

    Not in English she can't, unless your cousin is also your sister-in-law.
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    Re: Can my cousin's baby my niece?

    The mom is your first cousin if she's your mother's sister's daughter. The baby is your first cousin once removed.

    Your child and the baby are second cousins.
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    Re: Can my cousin's baby my niece?

    Quote Originally Posted by sania-baharat View Post
    Can my cousin's baby be my niece? She is a girl.
    See my correction above. Note that you omitted the word "be" from the title.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Can my cousin's baby my niece?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    The mom is your first cousin if she's your mother's sister's daughter. The baby is your first cousin once removed.

    Your child and the baby are second cousins.
    Your cousin can also be your father's sister's/brother's daughter, or your mother's brother's daughter.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Can my cousin's baby my niece?

    Quote Originally Posted by sania-baharat View Post
    Can my cousin's baby be my niece? She is girl.
    I wouldn't worry about it that much- if you want to call her your niece, do so. It may technically be incorrect, but leave worrying about second cousins twice-removed to royal families, unless you really want to be that accurate.

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