What is another word for family history?

Pronunciation: [fˈamɪli hˈɪstəɹˌi] (IPA)

There are various synonyms for the term "family history." One common alternative is "genealogy," which refers to the study of family ancestry and lineage. Another synonym is "family tree," which refers to a diagram or chart that details a family's history and relationships among its members. "Ancestry" is also a synonym for family history, specifically referring to one's familial origins, heritage, and lineage. "Pedigree" is another term that is often used interchangeably with family history, particularly in the context of tracing one's ancestry and bloodline. Lastly, "family background" refers more broadly to a family's cultural, social, economic, and historical context, rather than solely focusing on its genealogical roots.

Synonyms for Family history:

What are the hypernyms for Family history?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Family history?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for family history (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Family history?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Famous quotes with Family history

  • It's very strange that most people don't care if their knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.
    Doug Coupland
  • The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past - I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past.
    Anita Desai
  • I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful computer or a CD-ROM that I could just pop in and my computer would never crash.
    Brendan Fraser
  • I almost fainted. There was no family history. I had been eating a vegetarian diet and I exercised.
    Rue McClanahan

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