Is it illegal to date your cousins cousin?
So lets examine the myths and facts about cousin marriages. In short, yes, it is legal for second and third cousins to marry in the US. Beyong that, state laws get a little more complicated. States generally recognize marriages of first cousins married in a state where such marriages are legal.
Your cousins children are your first cousins once removed. And your second cousins children are your second cousins once removed. It makes more sense if you think about how much genetic material you still share, so the more shared relatives you have the less removed you are.
What is your cousins cousin called?
4 Answers. A term what many people use is grand-cousin.
First cousins share a grandparent, either maternal or paternal. The children of your uncles and aunts are therefore your cousins, or first cousins. If members of your family were adopted, then your first cousins might not be blood related to you.