Family Members in German

Want to know how to say father, mother, uncle, or aunt in German? Below we have put together a list of the most important family related words in German for you. For even more vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for German at the end of the page.

Immediate Family Members in German

wife(die) Ehefrau (die Ehefrauen)
husband(der) Ehemann (die Ehemänner)
mother(die) Mutter (die Mütter)
father(der) Vater (die Väter)
daughter(die) Tochter (die Töchter)
son(der) Sohn (die Söhne)
grandfather(der) Großvater (die Großväter)
grandfather(der) Großvater (die Großväter)
big brother(der) große Bruder (die großen Brüder)
little brother(der) kleine Bruder (die kleinen Brüder)
big sister(die) große Schwester (die großen Schwestern)
little sister(die) kleine Schwester (die kleinen Schwestern)
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Extended Family Members in German

aunt(die) Tante (die Tanten)
uncle(der) Onkel (die Onkel)
cousin(der) Cousin (die Cousins)
cousin(die) Cousine (die Cousinen)
niece(die) Nichte (die Nichten)
nephew(der) Neffe (die Neffen)
grandson(der) Enkel (die Enkel)
granddaughter(die) Enkelin (die Enkelinnen)
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Other Family Related German Vocabularies

daughter-in-law(die) Schwiegertochter (die Schwiegertöchter)
son-in-law(der) Schwiegersohn (die Schwiegersöhne)
brother-in-law(der) Schwager (die Schwager)
sister-in-law(die) Schwägerin (die Schwägerinnen)
father-in-law(der) Schwiegervater (die Schwiegerväter)
mother-in-law(die) Schwiegermutter (die Schwiegermütter)
parents(die) Eltern
parents-in-law(die) Schwiegereltern
siblings(die) Geschwister
stepfather(der) Stiefvater (die Stiefväter)
stepmother(die) Stiefmutter (die Stiefmütter)
stepdaughter(die) Stieftochter (die Stieftöchter)
stepson(der) Stiefsohn (die Stiefsöhne)

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