Genealogy Glossary |

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Genealogy Glossary


Pertaining to an uncle


A biological parent


Pertaining to a mother


Pertaining to an Aunt


One's niece or nephew

Non Paternal Event (NPE)

An event where one's fathers is not the person thought to be the male genitor (birth father).


A parent


Pertaining to a father

Pedigree Collapse

An increase in the shared DNA relative to ancestral inbreeding

Three-quarter sibling

Where siblings share 75% of one's genes.

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